Fortescue and Liebherr to supply zero emissions trucks

Mining equipment manufacturer Liebherr will supply ‘green’ mine haul trucks to Fortescue Metals Group and other buyers that incorporate Fortescue group’s proprietary zero-emission power systems. The two companies announced a partnership to develop and supply trucks utilising technologies being developed by UK group Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE), which was recently bought by Fortescue Future Industries…

BOOSTER-Mag approved for field and protected crops

Materials technology group Calix has had its BOOSTER-Mag 609 SC product approved as a non-lethal insecticide for the suppression of two-spotted mite (Tetranychus urticae) in tomatoes and cucurbits (field and protected crops). The product, which has undergone extensive field testing, is the first registration of a magnesium hydroxide insecticide in the world. Australia’s APVMA has…