Brent Balinski speaks to Samantha Read, Chemistry Australia’s CEO, about the new Chemical Sector Economic Contribution Analysis report, the effects of high gas prices, and the importance of economic complexity.
This week @AuManufacturing will feature a collection of Aussie innovators who are giving plastic a second life. But first, some context on the issue and why it matters. By Brent Balinski.
Fifteen grants totalling $28 million were announced on Thursday through the Defence Innovation Hub, including one to Geelong-based Carbon Revolution to develop world-first wheels for Chinook helicopters.
One of the leading Australian players in the Chinese wine market will increase production after purchasing a major vineyard in the Barossa Valley.
Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) has successfully refined lithium phosphate from spent lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), and is proceeding to manufacture cathode powders. The company, announced it was producing lithium-ferro-phosphate (LPT) coin cells to test the performance of its re-birthed cathodes, effectively proving its novel battery recycling technologies. The Perth company has also recovered nickle and cobalt…
Australian-Israeli audio developer Audio Pixels is closer to its goal of a fully digital speaker system following the rectifying of a manufacturing fault that had held up development. The company, valued at $502 million on the Australian exchange, has been developing its digital speakers since 2006 at its Israeli technical centre. However micro-faults in the…
Radar and communications specialist CEA Technologies has signed the first contract under the Defence Export Facility.
Research released on Tuesday by Chemistry Australia estimates the chemical sector’s annual economic contribution to Australia as $37.7 billion and 212,000 full-time jobs, and found that each petajoule it uses creates 33 times more value than the LNG industry and 68 times more value than if that gas was used to create power.
Leigh Creek Energy’s (ASX: LCK) success in in-situ coal gassification (ISG) at its South Australian coal deposit has allowed it to take its processes to China where it will be used to turn coal into hydrogen. The company announced today it had signed a heads of agreement with China New Energy (CNE) to form a…
Applications for plastic recycling grants worth $20 million, originally announced during the federal election campaign, have been opened today.