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Success at GHGT-13
Success at GHGT-13 13-Dec-2016

Several CO2CRC staff have recently returned from the 13th Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT), held in Switzerland from 14 to 18 November 2016. The event was very successful for CO2CRC, with the highlight being a Networking Reception hosted by CO2CRC in association with UKCC..

Community welcomed at Otway Research Facility open day
Community welcomed at Otway Research Facility open day 15-Nov-2016

On Saturday 5 November CO2CRC held an open day at its Otway Research Facility, located in Nirranda South, Victoria. Over 50 visitors took the opportunity to view one of world’s best carbon capture and storage research sites, despite the less than ideal weather. Guided tours of the site, incl..

Minister Simon Birmingham opens new carbon storage laboratory at Australian National University, Canberra
Minister Simon Birmingham opens new carbon storage laboratory at Australian National University, Canberra 08-Nov-2016

On Monday 7 November CO2CRC officially opened a new carbon storage research laboratory at the Australian National University (ANU). The Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham unveiled the plaque and declared "What we see here is innovative research being unde..

New carbon capture platform delivered to Otway Research Facility
New carbon capture platform delivered to Otway Research Facility 14-Oct-2016

There was a great deal of activity at the CO2CRC Otway Research Facility on 10 and 11 October 2016, when an experimental capture platform was delivered.  The $1M piece of equipment, which was manufactured to exacting specifications in Melbourne, was lowered by crane onto a strengthened concrete..

New CCSNet laboratories open at the University of Melbourne
New CCSNet laboratories open at the University of Melbourne 28-Sep-2016

On Wednesday 28 September CO2CRC and the University of Melbourne officially opened new carbon capture and storage laboratories at the University of Melbourne. The Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham was unfortunately unable to attend the event at short no..

CCSNet laboratory opens at Federation University, Gippsland
CCSNet laboratory opens at Federation University, Gippsland 22-Sep-2016

On Friday 16 September CO2CRC and Federation University officially opened a CCS laboratory at Federation University's Gippsland campus. The lab was opened by the Hon Darren Chester, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Federal Member for Gippsland. The FedUni laboratory is part of t..

New carbon capture and storage laboratory opens at Federation University’s Gippsland Campus
New carbon capture and storage laboratory opens at Federation University’s Gippsland Campus 20-Sep-2016

CO2CRC Limited and Federation University Australia will officially open a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) laboratory at Federation University Australia’s Gippsland Campus on Friday 16 September at 3pm. The Hon Darren Chester, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Federal Member for..

CO2CRC, UKCCSRC, & NCCS to host reception at GHGT-13, the major CCS conference for 2016
CO2CRC, UKCCSRC, & NCCS to host reception at GHGT-13, the major CCS conference for 2016 02-Aug-2016

GHGT-13, the 13th conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT) will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland from 14 to 18 November 2016. As part of the event CO2CRC, and co-hosts UKCSSRC and Norway CCS (NCCS), will hold a reception for Academic Members, Associate Members, linked projects and ..

Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say
Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say 28-Jul-2016

CO2CRC Chief Executive, Tania Constable, was interviewed for ABC News Radio on 26 July 2016.  She talked about the experiments being undertaken at the Otway Research Facility, to confirm the safety and long-term viability of storing carbon dioxide deep underground. Read the full interview h..

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