Green Gravity to test mineshaft energy storage system

Energy storage company Green Gravity has announced the construction of the Gravity Lab, a research and development facility designed to test the use of gravity to store and release energy. The company plans a facility in partnership with BlueScope Steel utilising disused mineshafts to obtain high resolution performance data from the company’s proprietary gravitational energy…

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Renewable fuels being overlooked in rush to electrify, says Bioenergy Australia report

According to a new report released by Bioenergy Australia on Monday, the nation faces “environmental, economic and energy security risks” unless governments encourage a renewable fuels industry. The Transitioning Australia’s Liquid Fuel Sector: The Role of Renewable Fuels report (linked) considers decarbonisation “where electrification is impractical”, including transport, mining, agriculture and construction sectors, which represent…

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Premcar launches its latest modified Nissan Patrol Warrior – video

Melbourne automotive manufacturer Premcar has been given the green light by Nissan Australia to develop and produce the newest model to join its modified Nissan Warrior programme – the Patrol Warrior. Following Nissan’s earlier announcement that its flagship Y62-series Patrol was under assessment to join its Australia-based Warrior range, the go ahead will see wheel,…

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Australia-US to deepen industrial coordination – Biden and Albanese

Leaders of Australia and the United States meeting in Hiroshima have agreed to prioritise improving information sharing and technology cooperation mechanisms required to advance defence and security collaboration, including through the AUKUS agreement. According to a statement released by the two leaders, US President Joe Biden plans to ask the United States Congress to add…

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CSL’s biggest manufacturing investment reaches milestone

Vaccine company CSL Seqirus has announced the ‘topping out’ of the construction of its biggest investment project, its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Melbourne (pictured). The facility will use innovative technology to produce seasonal and pandemic cell-based influenza vaccines, CSL Seqirus’ vaccine adjuvant technology (MF59), the world’s only approved human vaccine for Q fever and…

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