Australia could usher in the next boom by switching ammonia production plants from gas to renewable hydrogen to supply the mining sector with green explosives.
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Rio Tinto will bankroll hundreds of construction jobs and industrial production in Queensland with a renewable energy supply deal for a smelter and refineries.
Mining and utilities are tipped as "bright spots" for construction and engineering jobs to offset broader economic pain as business investment stalls.
Fancy crackers, chocolates and lollies shared during the holidays are increasingly being made from local ingredients in high-tech manufacturing hubs onshore.
A small but expert manufacturer in an industrial suburb has developed high-tech fuel tanks for use in space in a breakthrough for future fuels transport.
The national science agency has achieved a key milestone in the development of a local hydrogen industry with the opening of a refuelling and research station.
Some $2 billion in capital and other sweeteners could turn Australia from the world's quarry into a "mine-and-make''nation driving the battery supply chain.
A pact on artificial intelligence is intended to protect people from harm without stifling breakthroughs in vaccines, computing and defence.
Silicon for solar panels and batteries will be part of a green precinct for high-tech manufacturing to kickstart new supply chains and end China's dominance.
Super funds and other climate investors have released a plan to help bankroll new industries so workers facing job losses do not shoulder the burden alone.
Tradies and uni graduates with clean energy skills and sustainability credentials are in demand but Australia needs tens of thousands more to hit climate goals.
Advanced technology including autonomous cars, moon rovers, flying taxis and marine vessels could benefit from advances created in a new Sydney facility.
Rivals are rolling out ambitious industrial policies and Australia must match these on its own terms, a business group will tell a hydrogen summit.
Australia must ramp up its ability to make the materials and components needed for big renewable energy projects coming down the pipeline, industry heads say.
Seven new Australian-made ferries have been commissioned for the Parramatta River to replace the RiverCat vessels, which are ready to retire after 30 years.
A shipping container-sized energy system has been developed by hydrogen startup Endua for remote sites, potentially eliminating millions of diesel generators.
A hub for Australian-made materials for the world's electric car batteries is in doubt after the federal government pulled the plug on a $120 million grant.
Nostra Property Group will complete up to 375 of the houses left in limbo after home builder Porter Davis collapsed, liquidators Grant Thornton has confirmed.
The production of advanced biofuels will be explored at a Brisbane refinery in thanks to a new agreement between Ampol and ENEOS.
Full-scale local production of the Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRVs) has commenced in Queensland, marking a significant milestone for the state's defence manufacturing capabilities.
Australia has the potential to become a 'global superpower' in the electric car industry and could make vehicles again, an event has heard.
Dwindling timber supplies have been blamed for Australia's last white paper manufacturer shutting its eastern Victorian plant, with 200 jobs to go.
Dwindling timber supplies have been blamed for Australia's last white paper manufacturer shutting its eastern Victorian plant.
Labor's plan to reduce the ceiling on carbon emissions for some big companies doesn't go far enough, the Greens say.
Fortescue Future Industries' electrolyser plant is going ahead despite the loss of its 50-50 joint venture partner Plug Power - and there's no change in CEO.
Queensland's biofuture is expanding with future foods in the works and sugarcane enzymes providing sustainable answers for alternative aviation fuel.
Paper companies are scrambling to source foreign white paper after a lack of domestic timber supply dented production at Australia's only white paper mill.
New compensation will go to big emitters under a revamped scheme designed to support heavy industry to cut pollution more quickly while remaining profitable.
Climate and energy leaders say a national renewable energy storage target could stabilise soaring power bills and encourage the construction of new systems.
The Queensland government says 230 companies are interested in setting up manufacturing plants for renewable energy generation parts in the state.
A $15 billion fund has been set up to stop Australia "sleepwalking" as rival economies seize new opportunities in advanced manufacturing and critical minerals.