AMSL Aero plans hydrogen supply at Bankstown airport

Zero-emission long-range VTOL aircraft designer and manufacturer AMSL Aero has partnered with Aeria Management Group to provide hydrogen as an aviation fuel at Bankstown Airport in Sydney, in what the company calls a landmark moment for sustainable flight. AMSL Aero manufactures the Vertiia passenger-capable vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft while Aeria Management Group (AMG)…

CIC and GE Vernova plan hydrogen plants that draw water from the air

Climate Impact Corporation (CIC) and GE Vernova have announced plans for two massive hydrogen projects in outback South Australia and the Northern Territory that would draw water from the atmosphere for electrolysis for conversion to hydrogen. They plan two 10MWH green hydrogen projects that are modular in design, each with atmospheric water generators, solar panels…

1414 and team make SiPHyR project official

Thermal energy storage company 1414 Degrees has launched a three-year R&D project on a new methane pyrolysis technology, signing a partnership agreement with the companies and institutions involved. The technology team includes experts from University of Adelaide (UofA), oil and gas company Woodside, Vulcan Steel, and RMIT University, and is supported by a $2.5 million…

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Rio Tinto boosts stake in Australia’s second-largest smelter Rio Tinto has acquired Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation’s interest in the Boyne Island aluminium smelter. It bought the 11.65 per cent interest in Boyne Smelters, which owns and operates the Gladstone, QLD based smelter, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition follows Rio Tinto’s agreement to purchase shares in…