$13 million in critical minerals grants awarded to Renascor, Queensland Pacific Metals

The federal government has announced a total of $13 million in grants to Queensland Pacific Metals and Renascor Resources through the International Partnerships in Critical Minerals program. Each grant supports up to half of project costs, with $5 million to Renascor Resources for its pilot purified spherical graphite (PSG) project and $8 million to Queensland…

Five new Queensland quantum computing grant programmes

The Queensland government has taken a bold step to develop the state’s quantum computing capabilities with the announcement of five quantum and advanced technologies competitive grant programme providing more than $50 million in funding. The grant programmes will enhance quantum technology applications, attract investment and collaboration, develop a skilled workforce, aid decarbonisation and promote quantum-based…

Quickstep announces new drone orders, will expand drone manufacturing

Advanced composites manufacturer Quickstep has secured new orders and collaborations with drone customers, spurring a major expansion of its Drone Aerostructures and Payloads business. The company said it had received a follow-on order for 20 Volanti aircraft from drone company Carbonix following its delivery of an order for 40 Volanti’s worth $1.35 million in June.…

Queensland recycling grants aim to boost recycling

The Queensland government has announced a $45 million package aimed at facilitating large scale, high recovery waste recycling projects, part of the state’s $2.1 billion waste and resource recovery package. State Development Minister Grace Grace visited BMI Group’s Stapylton Resource Recovery Centre (pictured), which is diverting over 185,530 tonnes of waste from landfill every year…