Business

Rio Tinto investing in automation skills development

04 August, 2020

Rio Tinto has announced that it will invest almost $60 million in training and development in Western Australia in 2021.


Plastic back to oil: igus invests in Australian recycling pioneer

03 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

A new technology developed in Sydney can be used to recycle plastic waste within 20 minutes, and the oil obtained re-used to make new polymer products.


Rio Tinto reveals new gold resource in WA

03 August, 2020

Promising gold discovery two kilometres east of the Winu copper-gold deposit in Western Australia.


Industry-led project to reduce emissions through CCUS

31 July, 2020

NERA and CO2CRC launch project to reduce emissions and unlock Australia's energy potential through long-term carbon capture, utilisation and storage.


Seven shortlisted for $70 million hydrogen funding round

28 July, 2020

ARENA has announced the companies that have been invited to submit a full application for the next stage of the Agency's $70 million hydrogen funding round.


Schneider Electric backs Energy Transitions Initiative

27 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric calls on all Australian companies to work towards becoming carbon neutral by 2050.


New engineering virtual training alliance launched

24 July, 2020

WF Media and the Engineering Institute of Technology have formed an alliance to deliver a series of online courses aimed at engineering professionals.


World's largest car plant goes electric

21 July, 2020

Volkswagen's plant in Zwickau has officially produced its last internal combustion vehicle.


Seeq chosen as finalist for MS Energy Partner of the Year

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Seeq Corporation

The award recognises a partner organisation that excels at providing innovative and unique services or solutions based on Microsoft technologies to energy companies.


MathWorks and NVIDIA to offer deep learning AI course

16 July, 2020 | Supplied by: MathWorks Australia

MathWorks has announced that a comprehensive 'Deep Learning with MATLAB' course is now available, developed in collaboration with NVIDIA's Deep Learning Institute.


Power from waste heat: maximum yield with supercritical CO2

14 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

A major technological advance in power generation using industrial waste heat is just around the corner.


BP to sell its petrochemicals business to INEOS

13 July, 2020

The sale of the company's global petrochemicals to UK chemical company INEOS will include 16 plants worldwide, for a total consideration of US$5 billion.


How industry will change post-COVID-19

10 July, 2020 by Harry Mulder | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Omron Oceania Engineering Manager Harry Mulder discusses how the coronavirus pandemic will reshape Australian industry going forward.


Report identifies Australia's battery manufacturing potential

10 July, 2020 | Supplied by: QUT

Research at QUT shows how Australia can transition into Li-ion battery manufacturing.


Plan for 'world-leading' clean hydrogen plant in the UK

07 July, 2020

Norwegian company Equinor has announced a project to develop an at-scale facility to produce hydrogen from natural gas in combination with CCS.


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