“The Liberal-National government will help secure gas supplies, put downward pressure on prices and encourage new investment in gas supplies,” Tuesday’s announcement says.
The Australian dollar’s decline – reaching 67.5 US cents yesterday and its lowest level in a decade – has been welcomed by Australian Grape and Wine.
Comment by Peter Roberts It looks like President Trump is leading the world into another punitive and pointless war in the Miiddle East, this time with Iran. Iran had been meeting the conditions of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action under which western nations lifted sanctions in return for Iran giving up its nuclear ambitions.…
A gas reservation is under consideration by the federal government following several years of resistance to the idea from both sides of federal politics, with resources minister Matt Canavan citing the success of the reservation scheme in WA.
Last year Australia sold more than 7,000 tonnes of uranium, at a value of nearly A$600 million. This uranium produced nearly as much energy as Australia uses in a year, but with less than 10% of the carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations.
Perth-based shipbuilder Austal (ASX: ASB) has delivered a new $30 million aluminium ferry from its recently expanded Philippines’ shipyard. The 49 metre long high-speed vessel was delivered to SNC Aremiti and will be used in French Polynesia. The Aremiti 6 has a seating capacity for 620 passengers, garage space for small vehicles and cargo, and…
Leigh Creek Energy (ASX: LCK) has agreed with regulators on a pathway to commercialise its South Australian coal to gas and chemicals resource. The company announced that the SA Department of Energy and Mining had confirmed that it had operated the pre-commercialisation demonstration stage of the project in accordance with environmental guidelines. The demonstration (pictured)…
In a first for Victoria, 200 recycled plastic sleepers have been installed for use by the state’s regional V/Line trains.
Innovation can be defined as the creation of value through implementing new or enhanced products, services, processes, technologies, or organisational methods and business models.
Professor Jian-Feng Nie of Monash University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering led a recent discovery for magnesium alloys. He shares some context for the results with Brent Balinski.