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Explosion and fire at Sims' scrap metal yard

Explosion and fire at Sims' scrap metal yard

A small amount of fuel left in a car is believed to be behind the explosion and fire at Sims Metal Management's scrap metal yard in Portsmith, Queensland this week.

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Mt Piper project progresses to the next stage

Mt Piper project progresses to the next stage

Plans to develop an Australian-first energy recovery project at the Mt Piper power station near Lithgow, in the Central Tablelands in NSW can now proceed to the next stage of development, which includes the preparation of a comprehensive study of environmental...

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ARENA awards $6m grant funding for Greatcell Solar's printable cell

ARENA awards $6m grant funding for Greatcell Solar's printable cell

As part of a $17.3 million project to develop a new world-class prototype facility to scale up fabrication of high quality, large-area PV devices, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $6 million to Greatcell Solar to accelerate...

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Australia's carbon emissions reach highest level on record

Australia's carbon emissions reach highest level on record

The latest environmental report by carbon consultancy NDEVR Environmental highlights that Australia is currently responsible for generating more greenhouse gas emissions than ever before, when unreliable factors like land-use related emissions are excluded....

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Do your part to improve National Waste Reporting

Do your part to improve National Waste Reporting

The next iteration of the National Waste Report and Hazardous Waste in Australia are being worked on as we speak and your help is needed.

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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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NSW CDS outdoes critics' expectations

NSW CDS outdoes critics' expectationsLock icon

Now in its second week of operation, and to the surprise of many, a NSW CDS designed and launched under a punishing schedule has so far managed to avoid major disasters.

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CEFC expands on its clean energy investment in SA

CEFC expands on its clean energy investment in SA

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is helping demonstrate the diverse potential of energy efficiency programs by helping finance clean energy improvements to two Adelaide buildings, under the South Australia government's new Building Upgrade...

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Global report finds Australian manufacturers are most energy intensive

Global report finds Australian manufacturers are most energy intensive

News from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that Australia's manufacturing sector is the most energy intensive of 19 advanced economies is cause for concern, says the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC).

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Carbonxt expands to make coal-fired power stations cleaner

Carbonxt expands to make coal-fired power stations cleaner

Pollution control company Carbonxt Group is raising $10 million to help it expand to meet demand for its mercury-stripping technology, which is a product that removes the harmful toxin mercury from wastewater and flue gas emitted from coal-fired power...

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