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Australia and China to collaborate on green steelmaking

19 March, 2015

CSIRO's Dry Slag Granulation (DSG) technology, which harvests blast furnace waste and converts it into a new product to make cement, is the focus of an agreement signed between the organisation and the Beijing MCC Equipment Research & Design Corporation (MCCE).


Australia and China to collaborate on green steelmaking

19 March, 2015

CSIRO's Dry Slag Granulation (DSG) technology, which harvests blast furnace waste and converts it into a new product to make cement, is the focus of an agreement signed between the organisation and the Beijing MCC Equipment Research & Design Corporation (MCCE).


Goodyear concept tyres provide a look into the future

12 March, 2015

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has unveiled two new concept tyres that provide a glimpse of the changing role of car tyres in the future.


Increasing energy costs are unlikely to affect businesses and trade

02 March, 2015

Researchers from the London School of Economics and Political Science have published the first analysis to quantify the effect that energy prices have on global trade.


Emerson Smart Wireless Gateway 1410D

05 December, 2014

Emerson Process Management has introduced the compact 1410D Smart Wireless Gateway for wireless network applications where gateway installation locations are limited, in difficult safe areas that must connect to distant wireless application networks.


Intelligent homes at The Hermitage

25 November, 2014

Residential property developer Sekisui House Australia has launched its signature range of Shawood intelligent homes at its 300 ha master-planned community The Hermitage, located in Gledswood Hills in Sydney's south-west.


Emerson DeltaV v13 distributed control system

11 November, 2014

Emerson Process Management has released version 13 (v13) of the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) to deliver greater efficiency and performance for process control applications. Features focus on integration, advanced alarm management and security with an overarching design that improves ease of use and minimises the need for specialised expertise.


Plantic eco Plastic packaging

23 October, 2014

Plantic eco Plastic roll stock is made predominately from starch technology, which constitutes about 80% of the total package structure and is said to use up to 40% less energy to produce than conventional ethylene-based polymers.


Devex Systems Solamander Hydronic Energy Hub

08 September, 2014

The Solamander Hydronic Energy Hub can prioritise renewable energy sources over non-renewable sources to help reduce the energy costs associated with domestic hot water and other heating energy usage in the home.


Next wave of the future

20 August, 2014

What has been the challenge for the development of wave technology and what's on the horizon for the future?


Energy storage system delivered to TransGrid

11 August, 2014

Power system manufacturer Magellan Power has delivered a state-of-the-art energy storage system to TransGrid, the owner and operator of one of the largest high-voltage transmission networks in Australia.


Mean Well RS-100 enclosed power supplies

16 July, 2014

Mean Well has switched from using nickel-plated steel in its RS-100 enclosed power supplies to hot-dipped galvanised steel instead. This means the risk of environmental pollution that could be caused by the plating process has been eliminated.


Biogas projects turning waste into energy for agribusinesses

04 July, 2014

The biogas sector is presenting huge potential for the meat and food processing industries to access energy at reduced costs.


CSIRO risks backing the wrong horse as it reacts to budget cuts

29 May, 2014 by Roger Dargaville, University of Melbourne

What happens to CSIRO when the federal government decides to strip away A$111 million over four years from its A$733 million annual contribution to the organisation's budget? We are beginning to find out.


PULS UC10.241 and UC10.242 DC buffer modules

08 May, 2014

DIN rail-mount power supplier PULS has released the UC10.241 and UC10.242 DC buffer modules. They extend buffer times by utilising electrochemical double layer capacitors (EDLC), which can provide a backup time of up to 33 s for a 10 A load.


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