Federal government awards $44 million to six recycling and clean energy manufacturers

Pact Group, Toshiba International and 1414 Degrees were among six companies awarded a combined $44 million under the federal government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative on Thursday. The round of funding was for companies in the Recycling and Clean Energy sector, one of six identified as “National Manufacturing Priorities” by the government. Assistance between $1 million and…

Missing blue/green distinction in hydrogen means missing methane danger: researchers

Research from the Australian National University has found that the nation’s lack of distinction between so-called “blue” and “green” hydrogen could lead to a new industry that just adds to greenhouse gas emissions. Australia’s hydrogen strategy discusses “clean hydrogen” but does not separate green (from renewable energy-powered electrolysis) and blue (derived from coal or natural…

SRJ to develop hydrogen compatible pipe technology

Engineering firm SRJ Technologies Group has begun an analysis of the future market for hydrogen as it progresses its plans to develop hydrogen-compatible pipe technology. The company has identified opportunities in leak sealing, mechanical connectors, isolation, repair and integrity solutions for blended hydrogen pipelines and hydrogen manufacturing facilities. The company also has a partnership with…