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Feb 27, 2020
Hydrogen venture plans $1.6b CQ chemical plant

Hydrogen venture plans $1.6b CQ chemical plant

Gladstone has been selected as the location for a $1.61 billion chemical complex proposed to produce green hydrogen and ammonia at industrial-scale. The Hydrogen Utility’s (H2U) latest project, H2-Hub Gladstone, could potentially create more than 100 operational jobs, according to State Development Minister Cameron Dick. “A project of this scale requires a large, accessible site, where… ...

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Feb 18, 2020
Anglo backs new electric technology for haul trucks

Anglo backs new electric technology for haul trucks

Williams Advanced Engineering has been tasked with developing the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine truck for Anglo American. The new Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV), an ultra-class electrically powered mining haul truck, is being developed as part of Anglo’s FutureSmart Mining program. Putting such electrified vehicles into mines is hoped to assist the miner in achieving its… ...

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Nov 21, 2019
Hydrogen forum sparks industry working group

Hydrogen forum sparks industry working group

A Hydrogen Industry Forum in Townsville has sparked plans to set up a working group with a focus on industrial land on the city’s southern outskirts. State Development Minister Cameron Dick said the private sector had identified Townsville as an optimal location to develop hydrogen projects with long-term potential for the export of renewable hydrogen…. ...

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Oct 28, 2019
Townsville forum promotes Queensland’s hydrogen  future

Townsville forum promotes Queensland’s hydrogen future

An industry forum in Townsville next month will explore the billion-dollar opportunities for hydrogen production and projects in Queensland’s future. Businesses and decision-makers from around regional Queensland are due to connect with energy leaders, experts and academics at the State Government’s first regional Hydrogen Industry Forum. It comes after a North Queensland visit last month… ...

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Sep 30, 2019
Ammonia operations look into ‘green’ hydrogen option

Ammonia operations look into ‘green’ hydrogen option

ARENA is stumping up almost $3 million for two Central Queensland sites to assess the feasibility of building ammonia plants fed by renewable hydrogen. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $980,000 for Dyno Nobel and $1.9 million for Queensland Nitrates. The companies will assess the feasibility of building a renewable ammonia facility at… ...

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Sep 02, 2019
Premier flags Townsville as key hydrogen gateway

Premier flags Townsville as key hydrogen gateway

Townsville is best placed to join Gladstone as one of two key export hubs for Queensland’s fledgling hydrogen industry, says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Visiting for a North Queensland sitting of Parliament, the Premier highlighted the issue at a Townsville Enterprise breakfast. “The world is moving towards hydrogen, and there are two key centres that they’re… ...

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Jan 22, 2019
Labor unveils plan for $1b hydrogen boost

Labor unveils plan for $1b hydrogen boost

Gladstone is in line to be ‘ground zero’ for a budding Australian hydrogen industry under a $1.14 billion National Hydrogen Plan announced by federal Labor. The plan includes investing $3 million to establish a National Hydrogen Innovation Hub in Gladstone. It would see $1 billion of funding from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation allocated to… ...

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Nov 14, 2018
Report targets hydrogen’s potential

Report targets hydrogen’s potential

Australia is poised to take a world-leading role in producing low-emissions hydrogen, according to Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matthew Canavan. Senator Canavan said the 2018 World Energy Outlook report had identified Australia as a major player in the production of hydrogen. He said Australia’s existing infrastructure and expertise in hydrogen, as well as… ...

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Aug 09, 2018
CSIRO announces hydrogen fuel breakthrough

CSIRO announces hydrogen fuel breakthrough

Breakthrough membrane technology from CSIRO has paved the way for low-emissions hydrogen from Australia to supply fuel cell vehicles worldwide. CSIRO chief executive Larry Marshall was one of the first to ride in the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo vehicles powered by ultra-high purity hydrogen, produced in Queensland using the membrane technology. “This is a… ...

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