GroundProbe emerges as growth engine for Orica

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…

Coal seam gas cuts electricity production carbon emissions – CSIRO

A CSIRO assessment of whole-of-life greenhouse gas emissions associated with the Queensland coal seam gas (CSG) to liquefied natural gas industry (LNG) has identified major greenhouse gas reduction opportunities for electricity generation. The report into gals and electricity production from the Suart Basin found that switching from black coal to Suart CSG for fuel offered…