E-waste recycler, recycled roads and industry electrification researchers among Premier’s Sustainability Award winners

The Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards have been held, with winners including Enable Social Enterprises, which took out the Premier’s Recognition Award for its e-waste business.   Enable assists disadvantaged workers in reentering the workforce. Among the company’s businesses is Enable IT Recycling, which “created 10 employment pathways while diverting 133,046kgs of e-waste from landfill” according…

K-tig relists on stock market after raising $7m

High-speed welding technology developer K-TIG (ASX: KTG) has rejoined the Australian stock exchange after raising $7 million from investors. The company is commercialising a former CSIRO technology known as Keyhole TIG which operates at a fraction of the cost and time of conventional systems. The listing was a backdoor listing, involving the purchase of Serpantine…

UK and Australia to collaborate on hypersonic travel

The Australian and UK government have named hypersonic travel as one area of industrial co-operation likely to come from a ‘space bridge’agreement between the two countries. Industry minister Karen Andrews talked about hypersonics for the first time in an interview with the Channel 7 Sunrise programme. According to a transcript, she said hypersonic travel could…