"In Brazil, several players are eyeing green hydrogen opportunities. A forerunner was Fortescue Future Industries, which in March inked an MoU with Porto do Açu Operações to build a 300MW green hydrogen plant at Açu port in Rio de Janeiro state. It has also signed a deal with Pecém port in Ceará, as have Australia’s Enegix, Brazil’s White Martins and France’s Qair, which additionally closed an agreement with the Suape port in Pernambuco." Read the full article HERE / Source: BN Americas
"CI&T is a Brazilian end-to-end digital transformation consultancy firm. It has offices in the US, the UK, China, Japan and Portugal. The firm opened an office in Brisbane in 2020. The decision to expand to Australia reflects the nation’s digital coming of age. Australia is ranked equal first for tech-readiness by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The nation is also home to a thriving tech ecosystem that has spawned Canva, Atlassian and Afterpay." Read the full article HERE / SOURCE: Mirage News
November 2021 will see the launch of the Australia-Brazil Virtual Research Collaboration. Sessions will be focused on COVID-19 related research, with three major research streams prioritised. Read more HERE / Source: Austrade
The ABCC recently hosted a very well-attended online event featuring Australian and Brazilian experts from the renewable energy sector looking at opportunities for these two renewable powerhouses to collaborate on R&D, investment and deployment of new technologies. More than 100 viewers tuned in during the online discussion. View a recording of the event below.
Alvo's flagship Palma project is a high-grade copper-zinc VMS project located in Central Brazil. He says they'll be shortly commencing an initial 10,000 metre diamond drill program. View the full report HERE / Source: Proactive Investors
Today, October 1 is International Coffee Day and it's worth highlighting how both Brazil and Australia feature heavily in global coffee markets: Brazil as the the world's top producer and Australia as a major consumer. Interestingly, this report came out just yesterday and warned of an approaching shortage as drought and frost have affected up to 20% of Brazil's recent harvests. A good snapshot of the looming crisis, with plenty of insight on the Brazilian coffee market. Read the article HERE / Source: ABC
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