Western Australia will host a national consortium to position Australia as a global leader in the manufacture and supply of batteries after a $135 million industry-backed research hub was supported by the Federal Government. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews, announced today that the Curtin University-led national collaboration of 58
Perth will host a $135 million scientific push to grow Australia’s battery industry after the Federal Government kicks in $25 million today. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews will today announce the Government’s support for a Curtin University-led consortium of almost 60 industry, government and research organisations behind the Future Battery Industries Co-operative Research Centre. Ms Andrews said the Government had prioritised lithium, cobalt, titanium and other
PMG has successfully completed initial test work carried out by CSIRO to produce high purity manganese sulphate (HP MnSO4) and is in the process of lodging a global provisional patent.
The advanced manufacture of batteries in WA is not out of reach according to WA’s chief scientist Professor Peter Klinken. Speaking at the lithium and energy materials industry consortium on Wednesday, Professor Klinken said global interest in battery materials was booming - and while WA was at the epicentre of mining them, downstream manufacturing
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There has been a lot of discussion around which battery metal will reign supreme in the push to bring electric and hybrid vehicles to market. Currently lithium, nickel and cobalt are the heavyweight contenders, but what is next? Continue Reading
A New Era Pilbara Metals Group Pty Ltd was founded in 2014 as a mining company for exploration and production in the private sector. Due to market prices it laid idle for 3 years until the idea of Manganese in Batteries was thought of. PMG had an idea of becoming an end user for