Toowoomba Regional Council is closer to adopting a homegrown waste-to-energy solution with a recommendation that it formalise a trial with local company Pyrocal.
As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could enable coal-fired power stations to run entirely emissions-free.
Advanced Composite Structures Australia has developed a number of large-scale animatronic components for one of the world’s leading creators of attractions for large theme parks. The Melbourne company used a resin infusion technique to develop the components for Creature Technology Co., another Melbourne firm that builds life-like animatronics for arena spectaculars, theme parks, exhibitions, stage…
CSL will manufacture approximately 85 million doses of two Covid-19 vaccines, beginning early next year, if their clinical trials are successful.
A blend of old tyres and building rubble could be used for road-making in a zero-waste solution to boost recycling and support the circular economy. The new material, developed by researchers at RMIT University, combines recycled rubble and rubber in a mix designed to be used for base layers. The recycled blend is more flexible…
The NSW government is aiming to boost R&D in the state via Parliamentary Secretary Gabrielle Upton’s new advisory council. But what’s the best way for the government to support startups, industry and academia to create new jobs and foster investments?
Australian semiconductor manufacturer BluGlass Limited has been awarded a grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) to help develop its core technology. The $250,000 matched funding grant will assist the development and commercialisation of BluGlass’ breakthrough deposition technology called Remote Plasma Chemical Vapour Deposition (RPCVD). In July @AuManufacturing reported that Bluglass had developed and…
A South Australian company that developed an acoustic listening device for monitoring the health of wind turbines has begun commercial production for the huge US market.
Australian wattle seeds are scheduled to be launched on a SpaceX flight next month, head to the International Space Station where they will remain for six months, and then return home to be studied by schoolchildren under the inaugural Australian Seeds in Space educational program.
For 50 years hydrogen has been championed as a clean-burning gas that could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The idea of a “hydrogen economy” is now enjoying a new wave of enthusiasm — but it is not a silver bullet.