By Peter Roberts There is no doubt the idea of a circular economy, where manufacturers reclaim used materials to make products that can themselves be recycled again and again, is a great idea. But getting from the dream to the reality requires such enormous goodwill and co-ordinated effort from manufacturers and end-users, that it very…
Adelaide X-ray equipment manufacturer Micro-X (ASX: MX1) has been awarded a follow on contract by the UK Department for Transport to further develop its carbon nanotube x-ray imaging system. The contract of 100,000 pounds is relatively small, but is a validation of its high technology solution to producing more effective, small, mobile x-ray systems. The…
A demonstration gasifier project in Loganholme, Queensland has attracted $6.2 million in Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) funding, and will turn sewage sludge into energy and agricultural products.
The first major roll out of acoustic listening devices to monitor the health of wind turbines will go live in Australia today.
Cook Medical Australia is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Two new South Australian technologies have combined to create what researchers claim to be the world’s most efficient air-cooled carbon dioxide refrigeration system.
Brent Balinski spoke to Professor Sharath Sriram, RMIT’s Co-Leader, Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group, about commercialising a novel way to detect heart disease from saliva.
Analysis by Peter Roberts One of the biggest issues about moving to a carbon-free future has been how to eliminate dangerous emissions from products such as cement and steel that are absolutely vital to the economy. In a sense electricity production was an easy problem to solve using clean renewables compared to the greater industrial…
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges that Bluescope Steel engaged in cartel behaviour in the supply of flat steel products, and has launched civil proceedings against the company and a former sales and marketing executive
We are entering a new era of business related technologies that will change how very many of us work, how business models operate, and which of these business approaches wins and loses.