Pawsey centre installs diamond-based quantum computer

Perth’s Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre will trial a Quantum Brilliance room-temperature, diamond-based quantum ‘accelerator’ computer. The trial will be the world’s first of a diamond-based quantum computer located on-site at a research supercomputing facility. Developed by German-Australian start-up Quantum Brilliance, the rack-mounted diamond quantum “accelerator” leverages synthetic diamonds to run at room temperature in any…

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ASM opens critical metals plant in Korea

Australian rare earths producer Australian Strategic Materials rolled out the Lamingtons during celebrations to open the company’s first critical metals production plant in South Korea. Located in the Ochang Foreign Investment Zone south of Seoul, the Korean Metals Plant will initially focus on supplying neodymium iron borate (NdFeB) and titanium metal alloys into Korean high…

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Australia can be a cheap source of green hydrogen but faces competition

Australia can be one of the world’s cheapest sources of green hydrogen production but faces competition from countries such as China, Chile, Morocco and Columbia according to an analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). Australian sources come in as the fifth cheapest in the world of 25 studied, driven overwhelmingly by onshore solar…

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South Australia moves to build hydrogen power station

The South Australian government has moved on its promised construction of the country’s first green hydrogen powered electricity generation station, part of its Hydrogen Jobs Plan promised before the recent state election. Premier Peter Malinauskas announced the opening of a Hydrogen Jobs Plan Market Sounding and the introduction of legislation on hydrogen production, storage and…

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Lockheed redeploys former submarine technology staff

Lockheed Martin Australia has successfully redeployed close to all the 240-strong Future Submarine Program Combat System Integration workforce that were working on the now-abandoned French Attack class submarine programme. LMA this morning said 95 per cent of the staff were redeployed within the company, 92 percent on internal roles on key Australian Defence Force programmes…

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