SOUTH AUSTRALIA

SA Government pledges $110M to establish new water scheme and create 3700 jobs

SA Government pledges $110M to establish new water scheme and create 3700 jobs

The South Australian State Government has committed to invest $110 million to expand the Northern Adelaide Plains irrigated food production area, which would create 3700 jobs and add more than $500 million a year to the state's economy, if the Federal...

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Green power: SA hits renewable energy target ahead of schedule

Green power: SA hits renewable energy target ahead of schedule

South Australia has hit its 50% renewable energy target almost eight years ahead of schedule.

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WMAA landfill conference: exploring the use of trommel fines as landfill cover

WMAA landfill conference: exploring the use of trommel fines as landfill cover

Can trommel fines be used as landfill cover? Four years ago, Mockinya Consulting embarked on a journey to determine the performance of the material as an alternative cover for landfill.

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New Australian initiative to explore renewable and low carbon energy pathways

New Australian initiative to explore renewable and low carbon energy pathways

A new initiative launched in Australia with the support of state governments and Universities will see entrepreneurs, researchers, developers and start-ups work together to explore renewable and low carbon energy pathways.

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Nyrstar expands e-waste processing capabilities

Nyrstar expands e-waste processing capabilities

South Australia is the only state in the country that has banned e-waste from landfill and to ensure that the state has the capabilities to process these materials, Nyrstar will be expanding its Port Pirie facility.

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South Australian government unveils $550M power plan

South Australian government unveils $550M power plan

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis have unveiled the state's $550 million power plan to combat the state's electricity crisis, which includes investment in the country's largest battery storage for renewables, as well...

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Supreme court hands down significant decision for waste management

Supreme court hands down significant decision for waste management

On 20 February 2017, the Full Court of the Supreme Court handed down a significant decision for waste management in South Australia.

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SA water management tech hitting the global market

SA water management tech hitting the global market

Micromet has deployed its Generation 3 water treatment technology, which uses electrolysis to remove pollutants from contaminated water - such as sewage, grey water, and industrial effluents - in the major port and industrial Chinese city of Ningbo.

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No go for joint waste procurement

No go for joint waste procurement

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has denied authorisation to Council Solutions and five metropolitan Adelaide councils that applied to jointly procure waste management services.

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Dealing with post collection contamination

Dealing with post collection contamination

Fourth generation, family-owned organics recycler Jeffries believes that the organics sector is growing, particularly from a feedstock and marketing of end products point of view. However, despite more potential markets today, there are challenges that...

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