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Papyrus Australia brings banana fibre food packaging to Egypt

Papyrus Australia, a developer of sustainable technology that converts banana plantation waste into fibre and biodegradable food packaging products, is set to deliver its banana fibre moulding line to Egypt following six months of fabrication, assembly, and testing.

UTS kicks off Decarbonising Australia Business Summit

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is hosting this year’s “Decarbonising Australia Business Summit: Partnering with Japan on the Transition to Net Zero” event, taking place from 26 to 28 July.

Research finds 94% of manufacturers in charge of 3D printing decisions are actively engaged...

Additive manufacturing continues to revolutionise how components and tools are manufactured on a large scale. However, due to a lack of materials, lengthy print times, high cost, and strict quality criteria, 3D printing was not initially a feasible alternative for large-scale industrial manufacturing.

BHP launches Industry Knowledge Centre to cut carbon emissions from steel manufacturing

Mining company BHP has collaborated with Monash University and steel manufacturer China Baowu to establish an Industry Knowledge Centre to accelerate the deployment of technology aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions from steel production. 

Australia’s plastic emissions will more than double by 2050 – research says

The plastics consumed by Australians each year have a greenhouse emissions impact similar to 5.7 million cars, or more than one-third of all vehicles on Australian roads, according to a new analysis. 

ARENA opens $30m fund to reduce emissions in aviation industry

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced the launch of a $30 million Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) Funding Initiative to reduce emissions in the aviation sector.

ClearVue Technologies appoints Martin Deil as CEO

Smart building materials company ClearVue Technologies has tapped Martin Deil as its Chief Executive Officer as the company looks to expand its global footprint with a focus on the US and European markets.

Vinegar a potential ingredient in climate crisis fight – Monash engineers

Monash University chemical engineers have developed an industrial process for producing acetic acid that utilises surplus carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere and has the potential to produce negative carbon emissions.

National Net Zero Authority to support Aussies in emissions-intensive sector

The Albanese government is set to legislate a national Net Zero Authority in a push to ensure workers, industries, and communities are not left behind in the pursuit of net zero carbon goals.

Tyre Stewardship Australia unveils next-gen safety barrier solution ideal for manufacturing, recycling

Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) announced that a new application for crumb rubber is now ready to open pipelines to more end markets for Australia’s circular tyre economy, with value for a wide range of sectors including construction, tyre recycling, as well as manufacturing.

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