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Reclaiming E-waste Plastics
Per capita, Australians produce a reported 24 kgs of e-waste each year. Recycling e-waste plastics is particularly tricky as it is a mix of up to 20 different resin types, so separation, reuse and recycling becomes tricky.But combine some German smarts with a vision to be Australia's leading  'urban miner' and you get Australia's first e-waste plastic recycling facility that can separate and retain the valuable resins for re-use. https://www.bordermail.com.au/story/7654190/insight-into-new-factory-that-is-transforming-recycling/
13 May 2022 by Kylie Hargrea...

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Corrosion Protection
Corrosion Instruments (CI) has developed a new proprietary system for the monitoring of cathodic protection (CP) on large buried metallic structures such as pipelines, tanks, tunnels, bridges and wharves and other critical infrastructure valued at billions of dollars.See https://www.amgc.org.au/project/smart-cathodic-protection-monitoring-system/
25 April 2022 by Michael Sharp...

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Solid Rocket Booster
Solid Rocket Propellant is one variety of the fuel that drives rockets skyward. Burning at more than 2,000 degrees Celsius, it is a complex, highly energetic and precise chemical mixture that can be cast in a variety of shapes and sizes. When a special formula containing an oxidiser and a fuel are combined, a highly combustible reaction creates the thrust to launch the fastest and most complex machines ever built.See https://www.amgc.org.au/project/ammonium-perchlorate-sovereign-manufacturing/
25 April 2022 by Michael Sharp...

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Full of Hot Air
A food supplement for livestock to reduce digestive-related methane emissions.A world first seaweed farm dedicated to climate solutions by reducing CO2 emissions in the livestock and dairy industries.See https://www.amgc.org.au/project/asparagopsis-commercialisation-project/
12 April 2022 by Michael Sharp...

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From 3D printed noses to pumping hearts
Fusetec are revolutionising medical training using advanced additive manufacturing of human body parts for use as teaching aids during surgical training. Body parts complete with realistic, anatomically accurate bone, skin and muscle.See https://lnkd.in/gKtkvxKq
12 April 2022 by Michael Sharp...

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Global Treaty on Plastic Waste by 2024
The United Nations has agreed to start negotiating a world-first global treaty on plastic pollution in what has been hailed a watershed moment for the planet.Nearly 200 nations at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi unanimously agreed to create an intergovernmental committee to negotiate and finalize a legally binding plastics treaty by 2024.https://www.sciencealert.com/world-first-as-un-set-to-deliver-a-global-treaty-on-plastic-waste-by-2024
22 March 2022 by Lynn Wood