The federal government and CSIRO have announced new funding and new initiatives to drive research and investment in future energy systems. Yesterday Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced $540 million for clean hydrogen hubs in regional Australia and carbon capture, storage and utilisation projects and hubs. Today CSIRO revealed it was joining the Global Power System…
@AuManufacturing’s editorial series – fibres and composites transforming industry – looks at how networking and clustering among Australia’s generally SME manufacturers can help build scale in a global sector like advanced materials. Here Jennifer Conley of the Advanced Fibre Cluster Geelong discusses what can be achieved through collaboration.
On day three of our Fibres and composites transforming industry series, Sercan Altun looks at developments in composites, 3D printing and artificial intelligence, and why Australian companies should be paying attention.
Hypersonix has officially announced BOC as its supplier of Australian-made green hydrogen for planned flights to space using a scramjet engine. BOC had earlier been named as a supplier of hydrogen to Hypersonix, which announced a partnership last month with Boeing’s Research & Technology division (BR&T) for a joint study on scramjet-powered vehicles. According to…
Perth-based battery material manufacturer EcoGraf has secured Major Project Status for its battery anode materials facility in Western Australia, paving the way for expedited government approvals.
The Prime Minister told a Business Council of Australia dinner on Monday the government was charting its own course “to ensure Australia is well placed to prosper through the great energy transition of our time, consistent with strong action on climate change”.
Fibres and composites transforming industry: The Australian composites industry is a Modern Manufacturing Initiative enabler
On the second day of our Fibres and composites transforming industry series, Dr Matthew Young looks at Australia’s prowess with composites and their role in the federal government’s six priority sectors.
Fibres and composites transforming industry: There are Australians chasing the holy grail, but they can’t talk about it yet
This short installment of our Fibres and composites transforming industry series looks at the cutting-edge of pressure vessel construction, known as Type V. Work is underway in Australia on design and manufacture of these, but few details are being shared right now. By Brent Balinski.
@AuManufacturing launches its new editorial series – fibres and composites transforming industry – with a look at the taming of carbon fibre nanotubes. Once the stuff of science fiction, one Australian start-up, Micro-X, stands tall, harnessing nanotechnology to produce X-Rays in a process that threatens to make all other systems obsolete. By Peter Roberts Carbon…
@AuManufacturing launches its new editorial series today. It will look at work done to make better products with fibres and composites, ranging from the laboratory to the factory floor, as well as the increased focus on end-of-life products. Editor Brent Balinski looks at some of the recent and potential future success in the genre.