The Chemical Engineer

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Issue 948

June 2020Issue 948

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Australia looks to deploy A$2bn emissions reduction fund

Australia looks to deploy A$2bn emissions reduction fund

THE Australian Government is looking to deploy a A$2bn (US$1.32bn) fund to support adoption of technologies that reduce emissions and increase efficiency and productivity. This follows the release of an expert panel review aiming to identify new opportunities for low-cost abatement.

  • 28th May 2020

Chemical Engineers Who Changed the World

Kenneth Bingham Quinan and colleagues – An explosive start

Kenneth Bingham Quinan and colleagues – An explosive start

2015 marks the centenary of the Great Shell Crisis of World War I (WWI), in which the British Army was running short of munitions. The subsequent scaling up of the supply of high explosives and propellants became a major achievement of the embryonic chemical engineering profession under the leadership of Kenneth Bingham Quinan.

George E Davis – Meet the Daddy

George E Davis – Meet the Daddy

For a series called Chemical Engineers who Changed the World, it would be downright rude not to feature the man who is widely regarded as the founding father of the discipline and the spiritual father of IChemE.