TASMANIA

Hepburn Shire nominates Creswick for EfW facility

Hepburn Shire nominates Creswick for EfW facility

Hepburn Shire Council, who have been investigating an energy from waste (EfW) project for a number of years, has nominated Creswick Transfer Station as the possible home of large-scale EfW facility.

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Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

After an extensive testing and approval process conducted by the EPA, Southern Waste Solutions' $6.7 million Category C-cell waste disposal site - located in southern Tasmania and the first established in the state - is now ready for operation and awaiting...

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Costs unclear for Tasmania's push for waste management arrangements

Costs unclear for Tasmania's push for waste management arrangements

A push for statewide waste management arrangements is currently underway in Tasmania, with councils agreeing in principle to a feasibility study into establishing the strategy, though it is not yet clear exactly how much it would cost taxpayers.

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Renewables trial provides King Island with free energy

Renewables trial provides King Island with free energy

Australian company Wave Swell Energy (WSE) plans to install a 200kW oscillating water column (OWC) wave energy prototype to provide free energy for King Island in Tasmania, and is currently carrying out commercial validation trials ahead of a potential...

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Battery of the Nation worthy of national significance

Battery of the Nation worthy of national significance

Tasmania's Battery of the Nation initiative is now firmly on the radar of Australia's main infrastructure funding body.

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Redeveloping and expanding Tasmania's hydro system

Redeveloping and expanding Tasmania's hydro system

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) have announced to begin feasibility studies to expand two hydro-electric power stations, while exploring the potential to develop significant pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) in Tasmania.

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Tasmanian government responds to Energy Security Taskforce report

Tasmanian government responds to Energy Security Taskforce report

The Tasmanian government has responded to the final report from the state's Energy Security Taskforce by recommitting to plans of adding up to 1000GWh of new renewable generation to the state's power mix in a bid to make the state 'energy self-sufficient'...

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Increasing landfill efficiency

Increasing landfill efficiencyLock icon

Dulverton Landfill, based in Tasmania's North West, has taken advantage of the latest compactor technology to optimise its operations, reduce leachate and maximise waste compaction.

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Toxfree and JJ Richards swap assets

Toxfree and JJ Richards swap assets

Tox Free Solutions and JJ Richards have swapped assets of equivalent earnings (EBITDA) and asset values, with the former saying the strategic alignment will drive an improvement in return on invested capital.

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Recycler tackles aquaculture's waste

Recycler tackles aquaculture's wasteLock icon

One Tassie recycler has set its sights on end-of-life fishing lines and nets - difficult to recycle materials given the number of polymers they're made of - and will soon install "very expensive" technology to divert these problem wastes from landfill....

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