WA home to $135 million national battery research hub

By |2019-04-10T05:02:44+08:00April 10th, 2019|Relevant|

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

Curtin gets millions to spark up battery centre

By |2019-04-10T05:07:02+08:00April 10th, 2019|Batteries, Business, News|

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

Potential Bottlenecks Of Materials In Future Green Technologies

By |2018-10-05T06:22:38+08:00October 5th, 2018|Relevant|

Every year, the global consumption of raw materials increases. In the 19th century, only a few elements were extracted and used. Today the whole periodic table is practically used by society, and many of the considered “critical” or “rare” elements are used in green technologies. Such technologies shall be the best answer to reduce

Dare to dream: Battery manufacturing in WA can be a reality

By |2018-07-20T04:20:08+08:00July 20th, 2018|Relevant|

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

Pilbara Metals Group Joins International Manganese Institute

By |2018-07-13T07:12:34+08:00July 13th, 2018|Business, Marketing, Mining, News|

Pilbara Metals Group Joins International Manganese Institute Pilbara Metals Group is pleased to announce it has joined the International Manganese Institute (IMnI). The IMnI was founded in 1975 and has it's headquarters located in Paris, France. It is a not-for-profit industry association who represents all aspects of the manganese industry from ore and alloy

While the world worries about a trade war, America and Australia push for a peace treaty of potentially epic proportions over “critical minerals”

By |2018-07-06T02:59:23+08:00July 6th, 2018|Relevant|

While the world waits, with bated breath, to see who will strike next in what many have dubbed a “trade war” between the United States and a host of other countries, most notably China, members of the EU, and its NAFTA partners, Canada and Mexico, and while investors in the “electric revolution” (electric vehicles,