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Researchers create synthetic methane using only the sun

29 February, 2024

A UNSW-led team have developed a process that turns CO2 into a cleaner and greener form of methane.


RMIT builds a structure with supernatural strength

26 February, 2024

A new 3D-printed metamaterial from common titanium alloy has levels of strength for weight not normally seen in nature or manufacturing.


BHP, Rio Tinto, BlueScope to partner on steel decarbonisation

14 February, 2024

Australia's two largest iron ore miners and BlueScope have agreed to jointly investigate the development of an electric smelting furnace (ESF) pilot plant.


Delivering the spaceport of the future in the NT

09 February, 2024

Designs reveal Equatorial Launch Australia's value offering to launch vehicle providers and payload customers.


CSIRO and Swinburne invest in green steel and mineral processing

06 February, 2024

Partnership aims to tackle global decarbonisation with innovative green steel and mineral processing research and development.


Hazer achieves first hydrogen and graphite at commercial demonstration plant

02 February, 2024

Hazer Group has announced that its commercial demonstration plant has produced its first hydrogen and graphitic carbon.


Tiny sensor sniffs out toxic ammonia gas

02 February, 2024

Exposure to high levels of ammonia can lead to chronic lung conditions and irreversible organ damage, but current ammonia sensors are large and expensive.


Converting a steel mill to climate-neutral steel production

31 January, 2024

Producing steel by the direct reduction of iron ore with hydrogen would replace coke as a reducing agent, helping to decarbonise steelmaking.


UniSA opens $10 million Precision Engineering Centre

12 December, 2023

A new facility at Mawson Lakes has advanced optics capabilities that the university says will transform a range of industries.


Integrating wastewater treatment and public transport a win-win

11 December, 2023

Co-locating green hydrogen generation with a wastewater treatment plant can simultaneously produce both oxygen for water treatment and hydrogen for fuel.


Opportunities exist to create a new industry around mine closures: report

04 December, 2023

Australia has a unique billion-dollar opportunity to create a new industry to support mine closures, according to CSIRO.


Innovative robotic technology empowers pipe inspection

01 December, 2023

Researchers have demonstrated a novel method for inspecting large pipe structures using mobile robots equipped with guided acoustic wave sensors.


Siemens and Swinburne partner for net zero

29 November, 2023

Siemens Australia and Swinburne University of Technology have collaborated in a cross-country project designed to explore the role of AI in achieving net zero.


Australia is at an AI inflection point: report

27 November, 2023

Australia is at a crossroads with developing AI technologies, with the potential to become a leader or laggard in technical and regulatory innovation.


CSIRO and Swinburne launch renewable hydrogen refuelling station

24 November, 2023

CSIRO and Swinburne University of Technology's Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) have launched a state-of-the-art clean hydrogen refuelling station.


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