NextOre to dispatch MR truck analyser

Mining equipment manufacturer NextOre is to dispatch its first commercial magnetic resonance (MR) truck analyser. The CSIRO backed company has completed assembly and factory testing of what is claimed to be a world first MR truck analyser which build’s on the company’s on-conveyor analysis equipment. The unit (pictured), measuring seven metres in diameter and designed…

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H2X Global partners with Norwegian Hydrogen  Australian-headquartered hydrogen fuel cell vehicle manufacturer H2X Global announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week with Norwegian Hydrogen, a green hydrogen production, distribution and refueling company. according to a statement from the pair, it will cover collaboration on commercial supply of hydrogen and a range…

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Labor pledges $42.7 million for manufacturing training facilities in push to onshore transport projects

The NSW Labor opposition has pledged to invest $42.7 million in three training facilities, the first of them in the Illawarra, as part of its TAFE Domestic Manufacturing Centres of Excellence program. In an announcement on the campaign trail on Monday, the opposition said the new facility would be able to “train, re-train and upskill”…

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Micro-X bids to supply defence IED X-ray camera

Carbon fibre nanotube X-ray emitter manufacturer Micro-X has formally offered its lightweight, rugged X-ray imager to detect improvised explosives devices (IEDs) to the Australian Defence Force. The company told investors that it had submitted a formal tender to supply its Argus IED X-ray camera (pictured) under Defence’s JP154 porcurement programme. The equipment incorporates a new-generation…

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Silex Systems raises $120 million for uranium enrichment

Industrial technology company Silex Systems has completed a $120 million institutional placement to further its move into the nuclear fuel industry. Earlier this month Silex said it was accelerating the commercialisation of its Silex laser uranium enrichment technology to take advantage of an emerging global nuclear fuel supply chain. Silex is also developing the production…

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