New approach ‘far more cost-effective than any other green hydrogen’ method: RMIT researchers

Researchers from RMIT University have developed a method of creating hydrogen directly from seawater, which is the subject of a provisional patent and a new article in the journal Small. According to a statement from the university on Tuesday, lab-scale tests have shown the process creates no carbon dioxide and no chlorine, the latter of…

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AICIS approval will allow significant scaling up, says Graphene Manufacturing Group

Graphene Manufacturing Group has announced “full and final approval” of its products under the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS), an agency within the federal department of health, allowing for a significant increase in production. The Brisbane-based and Toronto-listed company said on Monday that the approval covered coatings, automotive lubricants and the company’s graphene aluminium-ion…

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BAE Systems could be in the box seat to build Australian n-subs

By Peter Roberts BAE Systems and its Australian arm could be the front runner in the supply of nuclear-powered submarines to the Royal Australian Navy under the AUKUS agreement, according to UK media reports. The London Sun reported that senior ministers were open to the idea of supplying partly-constructed Astute class submarines (pictured) to Australia…

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Global Road Technology gets distribution deal with TotalEnergies

Queensland engineering technology company Global Road Technology has announced a new partnership with TotalEnergies Marketing Australia, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies SE. TotalEnergies’ will become exclusive distributor of GRT’s suite of dust suppression products, designed to stabilise soil while stopping the spread of airborne particulate pollution at mine sites. GRT manufactures a wide range of dust…

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Trajan expands with US software acquisition

Global analytical science and device company Trajan Group Holdings has made another acquisition, this time of a specialised software business from California-based Sierra Analytics. The Ringwood, Victoria company’s US subsidiary has entered into an agreement to buy Sierra’s HDExaminer software operations for $623,000. The software is used in Hydrogen Deuterium Exchange Mass Spectrometry (HDX-MS) which…

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