Explosion at Mt Isa acid plant
An explosion at Incitec Pivot’s Mount Isa acid plant yesterday sparked concerns about a smoke plume.
Chinese convertibility good for exporters
The Australian dollar is set to be the third currency fully convertible against the Chinese yuan a move which will lower business transaction costs.
Japan discovers subsea ‘fire ice’
Japan’s recent successful extraction of methane hydrate, known as “fire ice”, from its seabed could secure the country’s future gas supply.
GEON acquired by rival
Troubled printing company GEON has been acquired by former rival Bluestar.
Metal used to create lifelike cells
Living cells have been made of metal instead of carbon, and one British researcher thinks the creations they may be evolving.