ASM produces key permanent magnet metals from Dubbo ores

Australian Strategic Materials has successfully produced high purity dysprosium (Dy) metal in its pilot plant located at the Ziron Technology Corporation facility in South Korea. This work using the ASM metallisation process has confirmed the company’s ability to produce the key permanent magnet metals dysprosium, praseodymium and neodymium and alloys that will be sourced from…

Osteopore to develop 3D printed mandibular implants

Bone reconstruction technology company has entered into a research collaboration with universities and hospitals in Singapore to develop 3D printed scaffold products to be used in mandibular reconstruction. The company, which already markets its Osteoplug and Osteomesh bioresorbable implants which encourage bone regeneration, hopes to be in a position to seek regulatory approval for the…

Morrison’s gas-fired electricity play – damn the expense, damn the environment

Comment by Peter Roberts Today prime Minister Scott Morrison broke cover – yes Canberra is prepared to subsidise a totally uneconomic gas-fired power station in New South Wales, ostensibly to reduce energy prices. The Coalition has talked about cutting energy prices so often only to disappoint that we can discount that as the real reason.…

Meeting the security challenges of industrial IoT

Ghian Oberholzer explains how artificial intelligence can help overcome the security challenges of industrial IoT IoT technology that enables the monitoring, control, and internet connection of physical devices of all kinds has had an enormous impact on the energy sector. High-profile examples of IoT applications include smart meters for electricity and water supplies that communicate…