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C&D waste in a state of flux

C&D waste in a state of flux

A number of recent Court rulings around the country, as well as a delay in the introduction of NSW's package of New Minimum Standards for Managing Construction and Demolition Waste in NSW have left the management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste...

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Snowy Hydro and SMEC reunite for Snowy 2.0 feasibility study

Snowy Hydro and SMEC reunite for Snowy 2.0 feasibility study

Snowy Hydro Limited and the Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Australia (SMEC) will join forces once again to carry out the feasibility study into the potential expansion of the Snowy Scheme's pumped hydro storage capability.

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Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

Word from the Victorian EPA in 2011 that the Trafalgar landfill in east Victoria had to close took the Baw Baw Shire Council by surprise. After all, the landfill, which commenced operations in the early 1960s, still had three years left on paper.

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Keeping the sector insured

Keeping the sector insured

If you think that there have been more fires at waste and resource recovery sites in the last few years, you're not wrong. According to Arthur J Gallagher principal broker Russell Boucher, the number of fire incidents at these sites have increased markedly...

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Aurecon helping with the transformation of Australia's energy landscape

Aurecon helping with the transformation of Australia's energy landscape

Australia's energy landscape transformation moves forward with the completion of another large-scale ARENA funded solar farm in Queensland.

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EnviroSuite sells Pacific Environment Consulting Practice for $15M

EnviroSuite sells Pacific Environment Consulting Practice for $15M

EnviroSuite announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell its entire Pacific Environment Consulting (PEC) practice to the global environmental and sustainability consulting group Environmental Resources Management (ERM) for $15 million....

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Insights from inside the EPA: top five tips for managing your response to an investigation

Insights from inside the EPA: top five tips for managing your response to an investigation

No-one in the waste industry wants unwanted attention from a government regulator such as the EPA. However, if you've been unfortunate enough to have an accident, incident or complaint made about your business, then you may not have a choice. If you do...

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Waste Opportunist: Training professional drivers in Australia's waste management and recycling sector

Waste Opportunist: Training professional drivers in Australia's waste management and recycling sector

Increased regulation of waste management has heightened demand for specialised services with higher fees and more specialised equipment and technologies, which has, in turn, increased the requirements for staff skills and training.

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CST Wastewater's Service Division aims to fill gaps in engineering expertise

CST Wastewater's Service Division aims to fill gaps in engineering expertise

Leading Australian specialist water and wastewater treatment company, CST Wastewater Solutions, is adding a full-time Service Division to the company to fill marketplace gap in engineering expertise - achieving further water plant savings, as well as...

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Redback Technologies' founder joins the API Board of Directors

Redback Technologies' founder joins the API Board of Directors

Renewable energy business Redback Technologies' co-founder and managing director Philip Livingston has joined as the newest member of the Australian Power Institute (API) Board of Directors.

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