Talga’s Li-ion battery anode outperforms

Australian materials developer, Talga Resources (ASX: TLG) has completed positive commercial testing of lithium-ion batteries fabricated with its graphite Talnode-C anode. The tests, one of a number underway with a range of technical and commercial partners, was performed in Italy by IV Electrics, maker of the Lacama electric motorcycle (pictured). The batteries were subjected to…

Austal on a roll with new US orders

Perth shipbuilder Austal (ASX: ASB) has continued its run of successes with a $369 million contract to supply two Expeditionary Fast Transport Ships (EPF) the U.S. Navy. This extends the company’s contracts for the twin-hulled vessels to 2022 and will bring to 14 the number in service providing lofistics support. The EPF, one of two…