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Australian Vanadium receives $14.7 million grant Battery materials company Australian Vanadium has received a milestone payment of $14.7 million from the federal government under the Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Collaboration Stream. The grant provides up to $49 million to support the company’s Australian Vanadium Project to enable new critical mineral production which will support…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, March 18 – 22, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. 5) Australian Vanadium produces first battery electrolyte Australian Vanadium has successfully produced its first high purity vanadium electrolyte, ready for use in vanadium redox flow batteries. Production follows the commissioning of the company’s vanadium electrolyte manufacturing facility in Perth in December.…

Australian Vanadium produces first battery electrolyte

Australian Vanadium Limited has successfully produced its first high purity vanadium electrolyte, ready for use in vanadium redox flow batteries. Production follows the commissioning of the company’s vanadium electrolyte manufacturing facility in Perth in December. Independent analysis of the vanadium electrolyte produced at the facility shows that the impurities in the electrolyte were well within…

Australian Vanadium merges with TMT Australia

Battery developer Australian Vanadium Limited (AVL) and Technology Metals Australia have completed their merger, creating a stronger business developing a mine to battery value chain for vanadium redox flow batteries (VRFBs). The merger also brings together the companies’ adjoining mining leases at Gabanintha, south of Meekatharra in Western Australia, where AVL plans mining which will…

AVL’s vanadium electrolyte facility complete

Australian Vanadium Ltd‘s (AVL’s) vanadium electrolyte manufacturing facility has been completed in Perth’s northern suburbs (pictured), furthering the development of Australian battery supply chains. Used in vanadium redox flow batteries considered suited to stationary facilities, the plant can produce up to 33MWh of high purity electrolyte per annum. AVL will now qualify its production with…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among @AuManufacturing’s readers, September 25 – 29, 2023

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. 5) Carbon Revolution attracts top global automotive directors Carbon fibre road wheel manufacturer Carbon Revolution has attracted a swag of leading automotive figures to join its executive team as the company moves towards a US stock exchange listing for…

Merger creates vanadium battery metal powerhouse

A merger between two Western Australian vanadium development companies will create a powerful, globally relevant business developing materials used in the burgeoning market for vanadium redox flow batteries (VRFBs). Australian Vanadium Limited (AVL) and Technology Metals Australia are to merge, bringing together their adjoining mining leases at Gabanintha, south of Meekatharra in Western Australia, where…