Tritium in deal to install big EV fast charge network

Electric vehicle (EV) fast charger manufacturer Tritium has signed a deal that will see the European IONITY group install the world’s biggest DC fast- vehicle charger network. The deal, the second the Brisbane company has made with IONITY, will see its Veefil-PK 350kW fast chargers installed in 120 charging stations across Europe. Charging takes about…

Lithium Australia in battery materials advance

Materials technology business Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) has successfully generated a high purity lithium phosphate from waste materials using its SiLeach process. Previously Lithium Australia has successfully produced LFP batteries from unrefined, SiLeach generated lithium phosphate. Now in association with ANSTO, the company has announced a simple means of removing impurities resulting in a product…

Redflow enters China market with novel battery

Australian-listed flow battery manufacturer, Redflow (ASX: RFX) has entered the China market with an agreement to build a large-scale battery energy storage system. The company, which manufactures zinc-bromine batteries in Thailand, will supply ten batteries for a large scale 100kwh battery storage solution for a smart grid project in Qinghai Province. The battery is part…

Asahi manufacturing success on firm foundations

Forum member Anna Reid, General Manager of Manufacturing of Asahi Beverages, explains building a smart value chain is key to success. She spoke at National Manufacturing Week today. Undoubtedly, there are numerous factors that contribute to a manufacturing company being a leader. The fundamental attributes that have contributed to our business success, include having a…

Sonnen begins li-ion exports to New Zealand

Adelaide lithium-ion home battery systems manufacturer, sonnen has begun shipping sonnenBatteries produced in the former Holden factory in South Australia to the New Zealand market. The company announced that its systems would be available through Taspac Energy which will begin training solar technicians and customers. As reported in @AuManufacturing news, the sonnenBatterie hybrid is a…

IoT missing in action in DXC digital transformation study

By Stuart Corner of IoT Australia DXC Technology has published a study Beyond Disruption: Australian organisations race to digital transformation success. It underestimates the role of IoT in digital disruption. To produce the report DXC’s Australian subsidiary, Telsyte, surveyed 447 business and IT decision makers across Australian organisations to gather their views on the impacts…