QUEENSLAND

New biorefinery seeks to transform Bundaberg Rum waste

New biorefinery seeks to transform Bundaberg Rum waste

Biohub developer Utilitas is seeking to repurpose the soon-to-be-retired Bundaberg East Wastewater Treatment Plant in Queensland with the aim of forming a world-leading biotechnology and education hub.

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Gold Coast's water services implement TaKaDu to boost network efficiency

Gold Coast's water services implement TaKaDu to boost network efficiencyLock icon

The City of Gold Coast is incorporating TaKaDu's solution into its network, which will allow the City's water service to optimise the use of data collected from different sources in order to increase operational efficiency and reduce water loss.

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Qld investigation open for submissions

Qld investigation open for submissions

Queensland's Environment Minister, Steven Miles, is encouraging the sector to make a submission on the government's investigation into the cross-border transport of waste to Queensland landfills.

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Remondis acquires collection business

Remondis acquires collection business

Remondis Australia has acquired a liquid waste collection business in Queensland.

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$5B in renewables projects in the pipeline

$5B in renewables projects in the pipeline

North Queensland's renewable energy sector is expected to boom, what with $5 billion in projects currently in the pipeline to create more than 5000 Megawatts of electricity and support 3200 jobs.

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New law passed in QLD

New law passed in QLD

Queensland's Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017 that introduces the state's container refund scheme and plastic shopping bag ban was passed by state Parliament this week with bipartisan support.

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Wastewater treatment company gets funding boost

Wastewater treatment company gets funding boost

Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt announced this week that The Water and Carbon Group had received a $1.5 million boost from the government's Business Development Fund.

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Reports of the death of recycling greatly exaggerated

Reports of the death of recycling greatly exaggerated

If someone knew little about the recycling industry in Queensland, watching ABC's Four Corners program in early August might have given the impression the industry is in chaos.

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Make landfill levies portable across state borders: NWRIC

Make landfill levies portable across state borders: NWRIC

Three government reviews of the waste and resource recovery sector have been commissioned and ahead of these assessments, the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has put forward a few suggestions.

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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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