Micro-X finalises concept for self-serve airport passenger checkpoint

Cold cathode X-ray manufacturer Micro-X is another step closer to bringing its Passenger Self-Screen Checkpoints to North American airports, with its concept design approved by US Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The company has been working with partners including self-service technology company Elenium and Monash University to create a new way of checking in to…

Skykraft to upgrade SmallSat Earth observation

Australian space services company Skykraft will begin work on a $1.76 million project to upgrade its proprietary Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) which will significantly improve satellite pointing accuracy. The company, which has received funding support from the Australian Space Agency through it’s Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement programme, will upgrade the…

Green light for green industries in tectonic election shift

By Peter Roberts The result of Saturday’s election is not notable so much for the return of a Labor government after nine years, but for a tectonic shift towards progressive candidates with massive implications for a transition from fossil fuels to green industry such as hydrogen and ammonia export. Climate conservative politicians were swept from…

Tianqi produces Australia’s first battery-grade lithium hydroxide

Tianqi Lithium Energy Australia has become the first in Australia and one of a few outside China to produce battery-grade lithium hydroxide at its plant in Kwinana south of Perth. The company, a joint venture between IGO and Tianqi Lithium, announced the breakthrough today, sparking congratulations from the Western Australian state government. IGO told investors…