Australian battery manufacturing sector a step closer with FBICRC precursor pilot plant

July 11th, 2022

The Australian, Other, 10/07/2022, Nick Evans
Australian battery industry research is set to take a significant step forward on Monday as the sector launches its first pilot manufacturing plant to produce key precursors for use in electric batteries. For the next 18 months researchers and industry professionals working under the banner of the Future Industry Battery Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) will use Australian-produced nickel, cobalt and other materials to refine manufacturing techniques needed to produce cathode precursors at scale. […] It is also backed by the CSIRO and major universities including Curtin and the Queensland University of Technology.

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