Monthly Archives: October 2018

Australia leads metallurgical coal exports

The latest ‘Resources and Energy Quarterly’ published by Australia’s Chief Economist highlights Australia’s role as the worlds leading exporter of metallurgical coal. The report also projects India will surpass China as the largest importer of metallurgical coal from Australia by 2020. Neither point is surprising. What is interesting is this line from the below infographic: Metallurgical… Continue Reading >

Notice of Meeting 2018 AGM

Environmental Clean Technologies Limited (ASX:ECT) (ECT or Company) is pleased to provide the Notice of Meeting & Explanatory Memorandum for this year’s Annual General Meeting. The Notice will be sent to all shareholders according to the required timetables. The notice contains important information, which should be read in full and considered carefully. The Annual General… Continue Reading >

2018 R&D Tax Incentive Refund Received

Environmental Clean Technologies Limited (ASX: ECT) (ECT or Company) is pleased to advise it has received its 2018 financial year R&D Tax Incentive Refund. Key points: ~AUD1.673 million R&D Tax Incentive refund received Current ‘Brevet’ R&D loan satisfied in full Surplus of ~AUD282k to support India project The refund of ~AUD1.673 million is in line… Continue Reading >

Coal power plant may shut early… or not.

Coal power plant may shut early… or not.

An article by Matt Chambers in ‘The Australian’ (below) highlights what seems to be a confounding paradox as our leaders strive to deliver long-term reliable, affordable energy policy outcomes. The Story… AGL, the owner of Loy Yang A brown coal power station in Victoria said that depending on ‘the market’, they may close 10 years… Continue Reading >

Shareholder Q&A

We recently held a Q&A on the stock market forum, Hot Copper. Below is a transcription of the questions and answers. Questions have been edited for readability. Question 1: 1.1 India Project: This point was previously made by @onlymoney on this forum in May 2018 (ref: It was stated: “Another reason ECT may have stepped back to… Continue Reading >

Shareholder Update – India and local activity

Environmental Clean Technologies Limited (ASX: ECT) (ECT or Company) is pleased to provide the following update on the progress of its project in India and local activities. Key points India Research Collaboration Agreement ECT Meetings concluded with NMDC CMD N. Baijendra Kumar and NLCIL CMD Rakesh Kumar ECT Chairman met with Add. Secretary for Ministry… Continue Reading >

IPCC warns 12 years to avoid climate tipping point

The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their latest ‘special report’ this week, calling for ‘urgent’ action. Why so urgent? It turns out that contrary to previous claims, even if every country delivers on their Paris Climate agreement commitments, we won’t actually achieve the goal of limiting temperature rise to 2°C, let alone 1.5°C by 2100.… Continue Reading >

Gas prices to remain high despite planned imports

The below article by Cole Latimer in today’s ‘Age’ highlights the likelihood of gas prices remaining high, with projections of $12.60 per gigajoule next year, up from $3.48 for the March quarter, 2015.   Gas prices have doubled since 2015. If they rise to the projected $12.60 point that’s a 362% increase. Wind and solar targets… Continue Reading >

Matmor technology presented at the Global Steel Innovation Forum

Environmental Clean Technologies Limited (ASX: ECT) (ECT or Company) presented its Matmor technology at the Global Steel Innovations Forum, held in Dubai last week. Key takeaways: Largest-ever R&D collaboration between Australia and India Matmor is the only lignite-based iron making technology in the world, eliminating the cost of both thermal and coking coal used in… Continue Reading >

Top 40 Shareholders as at 30 September 2018

Position Holder Name Holding % 1 LJ & K THOMSON PTY LTD <LJT & KT SUPER FUND A/C> 250,000,000 5.21% 2 ELGAR PARK PTY LTD <ELGAR PARK  SUPER FUND A/C> 115,778,000 2.41% 3 BRIAN JOHN MENZIES <MARBRIJEN SUPER FUND A/C> 115,000,000 2.40% 4 SUPERIOR COATINGS (AUST) PTY LTD 96,671,720 2.01% 5* MR GREGORY MILTS 94,140,368… Continue Reading >