CSIRO, Swinburne to study steel, metals decarbonisation

CSIRO and Swinburne University of Technology have established a new partnership to tackle global decarbonisation through research into green steel and mineral processing research and development. The collaboration will build research capability to help industry investigate low-emission steel technologies to guide future demonstrations and industry development, according to CSIRO. The ‘Sustainable Mineral Processing and Green…

Zeolites to be trialed to curb methane emissions

Mineral processing technology company Zeotech is to proceed to an infield validation trial of its methane emissions control technologye at one of Cleanaway Waste Management’s landfills. Developed at Griffith University, the technology has achieved ‘very promising results’ during testing according to Zeotech. The test programme aims to develop zeolite-based technology (biofilter) to be deployed within…

Moon to Mars technologies sought by space agency

The Australian Space Agency is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from companies and institutions seeking to discuss their niche Australian technology capabilities. Through its Moon to Mars initiative, the ASA is working closely with international partner agencies to identify Australian technology capabilities that could add value to international space exploration endeavours. The information from this…

Boart Longyear buys scanning instrument business

Drilling equipment and services company Boart Longyear’s Veracio subsidiary is to buy scanning instrument manufacturer Minalyze boosting its instrumentation and software offerings. The company will buy the manufacturer of products which visualise geological data for US$29.3 million, made up of cash and promissory notes which will be convertible into shares. The company’s patented scanner and…