In the black: startup pushing ahead commercialising waste-to-activated-carbon technology

Environmental technology company Bygen is taking technology out of University of Adelaide labs and using it to give agricultural waste a higher purpose. Brent Balinski spoke to co-founder and CEO Dr Lewis Dunnigan about using almond shells and other ingredients to supply the growing activated carbon market.

K-Tig signs first South East Asian welding as a service customer

High-speed welding technology developer K-TIG (ASX: KTG) has signed its first South East Asian customer for its welding as a service (Waas) licensing model. Singapore’s Steel-Ti Precision Welding will build a new manufacturing facility in Singapore to be completed in 2020. This will build high value tanks and vessels for oil & gas, aviation and…

Envirostream lithium ion battery recycling plant up and running

Vertically integrated lithium ion battery metals and component manufacturing and recycling company Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) has announced that its Envirostream subsidiary has produced its first metals from a new Melbourne recycling plant. The plant is capable of recycling 3,000 tonnes of battery waste a year with first production of nickle, cobalt, lithium and carbon…