The lead researchers from the University of Adelaide in South Australia say by-products created in the breakdown process could also be harnessed as an energy source for microorganisms that the polluting plastics currently plague.
The state’s largest gas distributor, Jemena, has announced the purchase of NSW’s first electrolyser, which will create hydrogen for a five-year trial to introduce hydrogen to the gas grid.
Federal industry minister Karen Andrews will meet with senior manufacturing industry leaders in Canberra today to discuss the future of the sector a decade from now.
Explosives and mine technology group Orica (ASX: ORI) has announced that its 2017 purchase of the GroundProbe business has exceeded expectations with the new division considered a growth engine for the company. GroundProbe, which makes laser and radar monitoring and measurement systems, cost Orica $205 million to buy but has exceeded the company’s original business…
Diversified Perth engineering and construction firm WestStar Industrial (ASX: WSI) has seen a surge in business on the back of strong activity in the WA mining sector. The company announced its largest-ever quarterly sales for the final quarter of 2018-19, with $17.8 million in cash receipts. Its’ SIMPEC division won a $10 million contract during…
A Perth based electrical contracting firm has enjoyed a spectacular increase in sales and productivity, thanks to a shift in business strategy to local manufacturing.
A $855,000 Workplace Training Innovation Fund grant was announced today at casting company A.W Bell, supporting a project with the Chisholm Institute “to develop an Australian-first training course in investment casting and defence manufacturing.”
Catalysis research between ETH Zurich and French oil and gas company Total has developed an approach to turn carbon dioxide and hydrogen into methanol, which can be used as an industrial chemical feedstock or a fuel.
Water filtration technology company Star Water Solutions plans to increase its workforce through at least 10 full-time and two part-time roles over three years as it expands internationally.
The idea of robots taking our jobs is not radically new.