WA home to $135 million national battery research hub


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

WA home to $135 million national battery research hub2019-04-10T05:02:44+08:00

Curtin gets millions to spark up battery centre


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

Curtin gets millions to spark up battery centre2019-04-10T05:07:02+08:00

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


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

Dare to dream: Battery manufacturing in WA can be a reality2018-07-20T04:20:08+08:00

Manganese: The Vital Trace Element


Manganese's Place in Agriculture Manganese plays a vital role in Australia's Agriculture. Manganese along with Copper, Iron, Zinc, Boron and Molybdenum are the 6 trace elements that are essential for plant growth. Deficiencies are not uncommon in plants, crops and soil tests or tissue testing has identified where there are lacks of Manganese in

Manganese: The Vital Trace Element2018-09-04T04:14:27+08:00