Basic Materials

Basic Materials news section.
21.Jun.24 5:46 PM

Tackling the Challenge and Embracing Sustainable Solutions

Mining tyres in Western Australia's Pilbara region pose a major disposal challenge, with nearly 44,000 tonnes generated annually. Initiatives are underway to increase recycling, including a new facility in Port Hedland and potential projects in the Shire of Ashburton, aiming to find sustainable solutions for managing this waste stream.
21.Jun.24 7:52 AM

Time Technoplast Secures Final Approval for Hydrogen Cylinders, Shares Surge

Time Technoplast's shares soared after securing final approval for hydrogen cylinder production, marking a major step towards green energy and positioning the company as a frontrunner in the burgeoning hydrogen market. The approval marks a significant step towards green energy and positions the company for market leadership.
20.Jun.24 9:32 PM

Microwave Method Separates Cotton and Polyester, Revolutionizing Blended Fiber Recycling

Researchers in Osaka have developed a method to separate cotton and polyester in blended fibers using a microwave-like device, potentially revolutionizing the recycling of discarded clothing and reducing the fashion industry's environmental impact. This breakthrough could significantly improve recycling rates and lead to a more sustainable future for the fashion industry.
20.Jun.24 7:18 PM

Mineral Resources to Close Yilgarn Iron Ore Operations Despite Government Support

Mineral Resources will close its Yilgarn iron ore operations by the end of the year, citing diminishing economic resources despite a five-year royalty holiday from the WA government. The closure will impact 1,000 workers and the Esperance Port, but the company plans to explore for resources and maintain a presence at the port through spodumene concentrate shipments.
20.Jun.24 12:46 PM

Government Clarifies, Providing Relief to Businesses

The Indian government's recent import restrictions on studded gold jewellery have caused concern among SEZ units, who feared the impact on their operations. However, the government has clarified that these restrictions do not apply to SEZs, providing relief to businesses operating within these designated zones.