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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..

$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground
$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground 08-Nov-2016

Monday 7 November 2016 An X-ray microscopy laboratory at The Australian National University (ANU) was officially opened on Monday following a $5 million upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the CTLab at ANU would be an import..

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..

New facility to create safe carbon storage
New facility to create safe carbon storage 28-Sep-2016

Wednesday 28 September 2016 CO2CRC Limited and The University of Melbourne will today open new $7.56 million emissions reduction laboratories aimed at providing clean, efficient and cost-effective energy for Australia.  Carbon capture and storage enables the capture of carbon dioxide from fuel ..

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..

The critical role of CCS
The critical role of CCS 16-Sep-2016

An independent report looking at the role Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) could play in reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the UK has been released. Chairman of the Parliamentary Advisory Group on Carbon Capture and Storage, Lord Oxburgh, wrote to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy an..