Topic archives: aluminium

Crikey Worm: Turnbull loses 28th consecutive Newspoll

March 5, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. Latest Newspoll confirms, whatever Turnbull's selling, the public isn't buying it. Plus, Australia prepares for (trade) war over Donald Trump's surprise metal tariffs. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Labor ‘wannabe’ keeps getting it wrong

March 29, 2017

On Jo-Ann Miller Andrew Vickers, National Secretary of CFMEU Mining and Energy Division, writes:  Re. “QLD Labor’s factional players spar with Jo-Ann Miller” (Tuesday) First let me say that I generally enjoy reading Crikey, but I continue to be dismayed at the publication of albeit irregular articles from correspondent “Ben Chiefly”, an obviously biased ALP wannabe who […]

Yearning for a politics above the sub-atomic level

February 14, 2012 88

The separation between the real world and the pantomime of parliament appears to be worsening.

Aluminium smelting: the best bang for your fossil-fuel subsidy buck

March 10, 2011 25

The aluminium smelting industry is demanding massive compensation under a carbon price - but already benefits from hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies a year.

Scientists create a new state of matter

July 30, 2009

Scientists are claiming to have created a new state of matter -- i.e. not solid, liquid, gas or plasma -- with a new form of aluminum that is almost transparent.