Weir Minerals Australia and Sydney University’s A/Prof. Julie Cairney have been recently awarded an ARC Linkage grant to design and develop innovative, highly wear-resistant metal matrix composite alloys for use in mining machinery. The aim is to extend service life and reduce downtime due to replacement and repair of equipment parts in the world’s most demanding machine environments. A/Prof. Cairney’s expertise in advanced microscopy at the AMMRF will help Weir Minerals Australia to continue to improve their world-leading equipment.
Better mining machinery
AMMRF Technical Voucher Fund receives funding from MTPConnect’s Project Fund Program Recognised as a big, bold idea to improve the productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of Australia’s medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical
Hazer Group was established in 2010 from technology developed at UWA to produce clean hydrogen and high-grade synthetic graphite from natural gas and iron ore. Its development depended on AMMRF microscopy @ UWA. They have announced the successful
Prof. Tony Weiss from the University of Sydney in conjunction with Elastagen Pty Ltd has been awarded a $1million Translation Award from the Wellcome Trust to fast track their elastin-based synthetic skin to clinical trials. They will refine and