US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

The need for early warning systems that can cover everyone

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

Eclipse achieves early success in Greenland drilling programme

Eclipse Metals (ASX: EPM) has made encouraging progress in its Greenland drill programme to test and confirm the potential for polymetallic rare earth and...

Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

Crater Lake Project: Ensuring the supply for scandium-aluminium alloys

Scandium-aluminium alloys have the potential to significantly reduce weight in the aerospace, military and automotive industries. Don Bubar and Luc Duchesne explore how the Crater Lake project can ensure the long-term future of the scandium supply chain. Scandium (Sc) is...

Green light for Eclipse’s Greenland rare earths exploration plans

Australian mineral explorer Eclipse Metals Limited (ASX: EPM) is preparing for a busy 2022 field season in Greenland, analysing the country’s abundance of rare earths. Eclipse is actively exploring the historic Ivittuut cryolite mine in southwestern Greenland as well as...

The vicious circle of drought and flood

RSS-Hydro’s Dr Paolo Tamagnone and Dr Guy Schumann examine how climate change is causing a greater frequency of extreme hydrological events. We all know that extreme hydrological events, such as floods and droughts, can happen in almost any place on...

Lithium mining in Western Australia unearths the key to net zero

Lithium Power International details how Western Australia’s extensive lithium mining projects will be critical to achieving carbon neutrality Lithium fever is into its third year in Western Australia, and it shows few signs of slowing. Hard rock lithium mining projects...

Achieving net zero goals through optimising nuclear reactor safety

EPRI and Vanderbilt University highlight the importance of incorporating risk insights early in the advanced nuclear reactor design process to shorten schedules and enhance safety. Increased understanding of the impacts of greenhouse-gas-emitting forms of electric power production on climate change...

A look at historic breakthroughs in flood mapping from space

Dr Guy Schumann, the Founder and CEO of RSS-Hydro, details the fascinating technological evolution of flood mapping from space. The Landsat series of satellites is undoubtedly one of the best known and longest Earth-observing satellite series still in operation today....

Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis discuss evolving public perspectives on the future of nuclear energy in the US. The combined threats posed by global energy insecurity and a warming climate elevate the...

Facilitating advanced nuclear reactor technology through fuel innovation

Elizabeth Sooby PhD, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio, discusses the need for fuel innovation and discovery to enable advanced nuclear reactor technology. I like to imagine a nuclear fuels market where a reactor designer can...

New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies. In order to facilitate advanced nuclear technologies, stable materials in liquid lead at a high temperature are required. In collaboration with several other organisations,...

Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear reactors. A group led by Professor emeritus Gary S Was at the University of Michigan is...


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