Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and its industry partners plan to trial the Direct Injection Carbon Engine (DICE) in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley, the second largest and lowestcost brown coal resource in the world, with the aim of reducing emissions from brown coal-generated electricity by 50% compared to current technology.
Brown Coal Innovation Australia (BCIA) has allocated A$1M to the technology trial, which is designed to maximise the value of Australia’s unique resource by significantly reducing emissions associated with the use of brown coal.
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St Petersburg-based Ultramar is planning to build a logistics hub on the Russian Baltic coast, which will include dedicated terminals to handle and store up to 15 Mtpa of mineral fertilisers and metals.