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Innovative wastewater tech vital in Luggage Point WWTP's operations

Innovative wastewater tech vital in Luggage Point WWTP's operationsLock icon

Hydroflux is playing a vital role in the operation of the Luggage Point Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), with the site being one of many using the HUBER Rotary Sludge Thickening equipment.

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Investigation deemed best solution

Investigation deemed best solution

Following ABC's Four Corners program, Trashed, last week, the Queensland Premier has been quick to express her shock and horror at the extent of the movement of waste from NSW to Queensland. The state government has not only commenced a joint agency operation...

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Revisiting the issue of interstate waste movement

Revisiting the issue of interstate waste movementLock icon

According to an ABC report on August 8, the Queensland Premier "horrified" to hear of the extent of dumping of waste from NSW in Queensland. The Queensland government was "not aware … until it was highlighted on the 4 Corners program…"

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Time for action: getting industry out of the corner

Time for action: getting industry out of the cornerLock icon

Last night, ABC's Four Corners "revealed" a number of "issues" in the waste sector, from interstate transportation to the stockpiling of glass. What the investigation "exposed" is certainly not news to the sector but it does raise some questions around...

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Queensland to build electric vehicle 'super highway'

Queensland to build electric vehicle 'super highway'

Environment and acting main roads minister Steven Miles has announced plans to build one of the world's longest 'Electric Super Highway', which spans 2000km along the east coast and aims to address one of the major consumer concerns when it comes to EVs...

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Veolia acquires Townsville company

Veolia acquires Townsville company

Veolia has acquired Townsville-based Clean It, a privately owned industrial services company that provides a range of solutions to the resource, energy, and infrastructure sectors.

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Closing the loop of Magnetic Island

Closing the loop of Magnetic IslandLock icon

The $9 million Magnetic Island Transfer Station, 8km offshore from the city of Townsville in Queensland, was officially opened in October 2015. As it sits on a national park. Townsville City Council Waste Services had to ensure that not only were the...

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Queensland government throws support behind $60M biorefinery

Queensland government throws support behind $60M biorefinery

The Queensland government is throwing its support behind a new $60 million Atherton Tableland biorefinery that it says could generate 130 regional jobs and encourage diverse cropping in the region.

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Screw it, let's do it

Screw it, let's do itLock icon

That's one of Virgin America founder Richard Branson's favourite sayings, which he even used as the title of a book he published in 2006. And it was with this mentality that Toowoomba Regional Council in Queensland embarked on the development of the Greater...

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QLD RIS released for consultation

QLD RIS released for consultation

Maintain the status quo or adopt a new integrated risk-based regulatory framework? Those are the two options put forward by the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) in its recently released consultation regulatory impact...

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