Sumitomo extends its Australian hydrogen interests to embrace ‘green’

Japanese trading giant Sumitomo Corporation is to add green hydrogen to its efforts to produce hydrogen in Australia for export to Asia, according to the company. The company will set up a production facility in Gladstone, Queensland with engineering company JGC Holdings to produce green hydrogen using small solar-powered electrolysers. Investment of $9.6 million will…

‘I choose green hydrogen’ (and steel) by Andrew Forrest – his Boyer lecture in full

Fortescue Metals Group founder Andrew Forrest stunned investors when he committed to massive investments in green hydrogen and green steel production in his recent Boyer lecture. Here is the full text of this landmark speech. The Boyer lectures are traditionally lectures – a speaker lecturing Australia about what it should do. I’ve chosen a different…

Carbon Revolution positioning for Mega-line manufacturing

By Peter Roberts Carbon Revolution, already the only company in the world capable of manufacturing a one-piece carbon fibre road wheel, is building on its advantage with plans to introduce a Mega-line manufacturing system. The company, which supplies wheels to performance vehicles such as the Ford Mustang GT350R, Ferrari 488 Pista and Renault Megane R.S.…

Varley Electric Vehicles delivers Australian made ambulance solution

Varley Electric Vehicles has delivered an Ambicart emergency vehicle (pictured) to Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia’s largest hospital. The Ambicart, one of 80 electric vehicle variants offered by the Tomago, NSW manufacturer (factory pictured below), will be used as a rapid response vehicle for the emergency department. This vehicle is fitted with a standard Stryker…