Genetic Technologies validates breast cancer risk test

Genetic Technologies (GTG), a Melbourne company whose technology predicts the likelihood of serious disease, has received validation of the benefits of its gene Type Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Test. The company, a leader in geonomics-based tests, announced the completion of a customisable Budget Impact Model (Bim) which ‘demonstrates significant health and economic benefits directly attributed…

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Australia’s National Electricity Market was just suspended. Here’s why and what happens next

By Joel Gilmore, Griffith University and Tim Nelson, Griffith University Australia’s energy market operator has just suspended the National Electricity market. That means instead of the price for wholesale electricity being set competitively, the market operator (AEMO) sets fixed prices and will take a greater role in directing which power stations generate energy and when.…

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Fortescue and Liebherr to supply zero emissions trucks

Mining equipment manufacturer Liebherr will supply ‘green’ mine haul trucks to Fortescue Metals Group and other buyers that incorporate Fortescue group’s proprietary zero-emission power systems. The two companies announced a partnership to develop and supply trucks utilising technologies being developed by UK group Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE), which was recently bought by Fortescue Future Industries…

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