VICTORIA

Another fire in Melbourne

Another fire in Melbourne

Firefighters were in Laverton North, a fringe suburb of Melbourne, on Wednesday, battling a fire that had broken out at a recycling facility.

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Second heavy vehicle crash in 12 hours

Second heavy vehicle crash in 12 hours

Fairfax sources are reporting that the driver of a semi-trailer hauling scrap metal, that crashed on a Melbourne ring road on Tuesday, is the owner-operator of a rural NSW hauling business.

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Australia's first offshore wind farm secures major international funding

Australia's first offshore wind farm secures major international funding

Australia's first offshore wind farm has taken the next step toward becoming a reality with the announcement that Victorian-based developer Offshore Energy has partnered with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to develop the $8 billion 2GW Star...

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New e-waste facility planned in Victoria

New e-waste facility planned in Victoria

Social enterprise Outlook Environmental will build a new e-waste facility thanks to a $500,000 injection from the Victorian government.

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WMAA announces 2017 Women in Environment Award winner

WMAA announces 2017 Women in Environment Award winner

A product stewardship champion has been named this year's Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) Women in Environment Award winner.

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Audit: recycling facilities "poorly prepared" for fire

Audit: recycling facilities "poorly prepared" for fire

The interim report from Victoria's ongoing Resource Recovery Facilities Audit Taskforce has returned a critical overview of the sector, finding it unfit to handle fire risks and responses.

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Shareholders support Bingo's growth strategy

Shareholders support Bingo's growth strategy

Bingo Industries, in its bid to accelerate its expansion into Victorian and deepen its network coverage in NSW, has made a couple of acquisitions. And its shareholders approve of the move.

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Large HD-200N DAF system delivered to Carlton Brewery

Large HD-200N DAF system delivered to Carlton Brewery

Hydroflux has recently delivered a large HD-200N dissolved air flotation (DAF) system to Carlton United Brewery Yatala facility in Melbourne.

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Victoria's plastic bag ban: a good start but we can do more

Victoria's plastic bag ban: a good start but we can do more

The Victorian government is proposing to ban single-use lightweight plastic shopping bags.

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Vic gov opens EfW policy discussion

Vic gov opens EfW policy discussion

The Victorian government has released its discussion paper on the energy from waste (EfW) industry, ahead of formulating a policy early next year.

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