WESTERN AUSTRALIA

ARENA's off-grid portfolio of projects leading the world

ARENA's off-grid portfolio of projects leading the world

The ARENA off-grid portfolio now boasts a collection of world leading innovations, with four projects now operational and a number that will become operational later in 2017.

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Carnegie receive $20M commitment for Australia's first commercial wave farm

Carnegie receive $20M commitment for Australia's first commercial wave farm

The Western Australian State Labor government has promised to fund a wave project in Albany if elected, with Carnegie Clean Energy receiving a $19.5 million commitment from the Labor party.

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Kalgoorlie could lose kerbside recycling

Kalgoorlie could lose kerbside recycling

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, some 550km east of Perth, could soon be without a kerbside recycling scheme due to declining participation.

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WA election: WIA puts forward wish list

WA election: WIA puts forward wish list

As West Australians prepare to head to the polls on March 11, the Waste Industry Alliance WA (WIA), which represents a number of large waste management companies in the state, has put forward its position statement.

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Tyre recycling company fined for finger amputation

Tyre recycling company fined for finger amputation

A tyre recycling company based in Welshpool, 9km from Perth, has been fined over an incident which caused a worker's fingers to be amputated.

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Knowledge workers growing in demand across Australia

Knowledge workers growing in demand across Australia

More employers in Australia are recruiting highly skilled professionals to add immediate value and adapt to the rapidly changing world, showing a growth in the demand for knowledge workers across the country.

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Managing fly ash from EfW plants

Managing fly ash from EfW plants

Fly ash from energy from waste facilities can be cost effectively managed, says Tellus Holdings technical services manager Steve Reece. The solution? Deep geological repositories and isolation facilities.

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Tracking EMRC's WtE journey

Tracking EMRC's WtE journey

The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) needed to jump through several technological and regulatory hurdles over the years before receiving approval for its Hazelmere wood waste to energy project in Perth, which might be enough to turn others...

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Kalbarri to improve grid reliability with microgrid project

Kalbarri to improve grid reliability with microgrid project

A new renewable energy-powered microgrid, which has the potential to be Australia's biggest, will be constructed in the Western Australian town of Kalbarri, in a bid to improve reliability for local residents and holidaymakers.

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WorkSafe has "serious concerns" about sector's safety

WorkSafe has "serious concerns" about sector's safety

WorkSafe SA says recent months have been "quite disastrous" for the waste and recycling sector, what with multiple incidents that have resulted in two deaths.

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