Carbon fibres from Victorian lignite
Victorian brown coal shows promise as a naturally occurring precursor material for carbon fibre.
Tougher materials for larger turbines
The Danish wind turbine company Vestas is teaming up with Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) scientists to develop stronger carbon fibre composite materials for reinforcing turbine blades.
$15M project is good news for automotive manufacturers
The announcement of a $15m manufacturing research and development project, facilitated by the Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC), signals the future for the Australian automotive manufacturing industry.
Professor Russell Varley
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