First battery graphite produced in WA

International Graphite has successful commissioned its new qualification-scale graphite micronising plant (pictured) at Collie, south of Perth which will produce graphite used in battery anodes. The 200tpa microniser is the largest in Australia and a milestone in the development of a domestic graphite industry, according to the company. International Graphite told investors: “It will be…

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Australian AI system developed for uncrewed vehicles

BAE Systems Australia and Trusted Autonomous Systems (TAS) have completed a four-year research and demonstration programme developing an advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) system that could be used in uncrewed ground vehicles (UGV). The companies developed the TAGVIEW (Trusted Autonomous Ground Vehicles in Electronic Warfare) system which allows multiple UGVs to operate simultaneously to carry out…

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Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, February 5 – February 9, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. 5) AMSL Aero secures first customer for VTOL aircraft Australian zero emission aircraft manufacturer AMSL Aero has signed an order and received deposits for 10 of its Vertiia vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, with an option for 10 more.…

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Hunter Cleantech Accelerator awarded $438,375 funding from NSW government

The University of Newcastle’s Hunter Cleantech Accelerator has been awarded $438,375 in funding through the NSW government’s Accelerating Regional Innovation Fund. The accelerator is operated through the university’s Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) and is “designed to build the capability and competitiveness of tech-enabled entrepreneurs” in the region, according to a statement from University of Newcastle…

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