Alpha HPA, a $200 million advanced manufacturing business, will base its operations in Gladstone, Queensland, Queensland’s Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick announced on Tuesday. The company has also signed an MoU with Orica. After considering two potential sites in Newcastle, New South Wales and Kwinana, Western Australia, Alpha HPA decided on Gladstone as the site … Continue reading Alumina manufacturer moves to Queensland
The Critical Minerals Facilitation Office is now open for business, Resources and Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan announced on Saturday. The Office will seek to maximise opportunities for Australia’s critical minerals, which are found in mobile phones, computers and electric cars. “We have the potential to become an international powerhouse in the supply of critical … Continue reading Critical Minerals Facilitation Office launches
Brisbane-based manufacturer of DC fast-charging solutions for electrical vehicles, Tritium, has been named as the Premier of Queensland’s Exporter of the Year. The company also won the Manufacturing Award and progressed as a national finalist in the next Australian Export Awards. The Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards acknowledge the contribution that exporting businesses make to the … Continue reading EV charger manufacturer, Tritium, named Queensland’s exporter of the year
An Australian mining company is in discussions with leading anode manufacturers after making a “major breakthrough” in the production of battery-grade graphite. Kibaran Resources claims to have perfected a “groundbreaking” and “environmentally friendly” graphite purification method using non-toxic chemicals, which could advance the electric vehicle market in Asia. The new purification process uses simple acids that … Continue reading Australia anode breakthrough to boost electric car makers
The Greens believe electric car manufacturing should come to South Australia when Holden ceases its car making operations there in 2017.
Part of what is planned as the world’s biggest battery factory, Tesla’s Gigafactory, has been captured by drone.
Electric car maker Tesla has been given a ‘junk’ rating, despite its Model S car being named fastest green car.