Group powers up bid for battery revolution

October 25th, 2021

MidWest Times online
A meeting of minds from industry, academia and government will develop an $18 million cathode precursor pilot plant at Waterford as part of a campaign for Australia to seize the opportunities in the battery revolution. The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre has signed contracts with a consortium of 19 leading local, national and international companies, the State Government, contractors and academic institutions to design and commission the plant, which will begin an 18-month trial from the start of next year. […] Curtin University is taking the first step to cathode precursor production at CSIRO’s Waterford facilities, with the further step to convert to cathode active materials being led by the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane and the University of Technology Sydney, providing expertise on advanced materials development.

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