Delving deeper into council waste pricing

New South Wales councils need to be more consistent in their pricing and will be regulated to do so, according to Gerard O’Dea, principal analyst for IPART NSW. The independent government agency/regulator published a draft review in late May of the state of domestic waste in NSW. Speaking at the Waste 2021 Conference in Coffs …

Crushing it: Davis Earthmoving

When it comes to crushing Davis Earthmoving knows a thing or two. With over 45 years experience in the industry, Davis Earthmoving & Quarrying Pty Ltd specialises in mobile concrete crushing, soil screening, glass crushing and concrete recycling. The company recognised the value of waste as a vital resource early on, purchasing its first mobile concrete crusher back in the 1980’s. And they haven’t looked back since. In fact, recycling operations are ramping up with over 100 pieces of equipment in its fleet for hire or contract in NSW.

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Repurpose It acquires Bark King

Victorian resource recovery company Repurpose It has taken a step towards its ambition to eliminate waste through a closed-loop economy, by acquiring organic landscape supplier Bark King.

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Binweigh for accurate load measurement

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” is truer today than it’s ever been, and if you’re operating a waste collection business then you know that first-hand. The reliable and accurate weight of each loaded bin is crucial information to maximising your profitability – and when it comes to maximising your charge-by-weight operations with accurate weight data, there is no better solution than Diverseco’s range of BinWeigh systems.

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Waste Summit Strategy postponed until October

Due to the evolving situation in relation to the recent COVID-19 outbreak and health advice, Quest Events has postponed the event initially scheduled for 20-22 July to 19-21 October.  Please be assured that the health and safety of our attendees, speakers and staff are of the utmost importance to us and we will continue to monitor governmental regulations and advice regarding the running of live events accordingly.

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What happens to MRFs when a CDS is implemented?

A Container Deposit System (CDS) is a great idea, but there also has to be changes to other parts of the waste collection equation – such as MRFs – when such a system comes into play. Speaking at the Victorian Waste Management Association conference, consultant Anne Prince asked the question “What changes are there to …

Profile: Australasian Specialty Coatings

When was Australasian Speciality Coatings and founded and why?
Australasian Speciality Coatings was founded in 2003, the business was created after the CEO Louis Longhi spotted a gap in the market for protection of waste facilities.  He noticed that concrete floors, leachate ponds, bunds, and steel platforms were being eroded and eaten away by aggressive waste streams and mechanical movements.  The business was created to protect floors from assets not meeting their life span.
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