Waste

Drive mounting system

19 December, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.sew-eurodrive.com.au/

The TorqLOC keyless hollow shaft drive mounting system was originally available for gear sizes of 37 to 97, the range now accommodates parallel shaft helical and helical-bevel gear sizes up to 107. This allows the mounting system to be used for applications with output torque requirements of up to 8000 Nm - nearly double the driving torque supported by the original range.


Mobile waste baler

19 December, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.itsgreen.com.au/

Developed by Rowland & Associates, for baling of municipal waste, the fully auto-tie Godswill mobile baler system can be placed in line with a mobile waste shredder, ripper or bag opener, optical sort systems or other mechanical sort systems, mobile in-feed conveyors and auto-bale wrappers.


MicroLogix 1100 microcontroller

19 December, 2005 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1100 controller is a microcontroller complete with online editing functionality. The controller allows program modifications without interrupting operation.


SCRC looks under the lid for steel can recycling insights

12 December, 2005

The Steel Can Recycling Council is enjoying not only a commendable steel can recycling rate of 56%, but thanks to a raft of research undertaken during 2004/05, it is much better informed about consumer behaviour and brandowner involvement in recycling education.


Waste recycling project

03 December, 2005

The UR-3R household waste recycling project at Eastern Creek on the outskirts of Sydney, which was recently opened, has illustrated the advantage offered by Permastore Australasia with its glass-fused-to-steel product


Hazardous waste test 'inadequate'

28 November, 2005

The standard classification test and techniques used to dispose of solid waste are inadequate for Australian conditions, a researcher from the University of New South Wales has claimed.


Solids handling pump

28 November, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.sykespumps.com.au/

Sykes' Olympic Pump Range not only pumps dirty water, but also performs the duty with fuel reduction in mind. The impeller, wear plate and volute have all been redesigned to give efficiency levels of 83%. Fuel is minimised through the pumps' ability to reduce engine/motor kW/hp size while still achieving maximum performance. The range of pumps is available with the Sykes Compressor Prime or 60 cfm Vacuum Prime, and sizes range from 80 (3") to 300 mm (12"). Sykes' Olympic 150 mm (6") pump can save up to 340 L of fuel per week.


Public place recycling initiative

04 November, 2005

There are 15 permanent recycling stations positioned throughout Thredbo, thanks to a partnership between Kosciusko Thredbo and Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA). The aim of the expanded Public Place Recycling program is to establish a world-class recycling program in one of Australia's most popular tourist destinations.


Asbestos safety kit

25 October, 2005 | Supplied by: Rodburn

The RTSK 200 Tradesman Safety Kit is a readily accessible, ruggedly constructed carry bag that contains an assortment of items a worker will need when confronted with asbestos-containing material. The items in the kit are designed to minimise the risk association with asbestos and protect the tradesperson and those around them, to meet legal responsibilities and regulations, and suitably and legally dispose of any waste.


Portable bin lifter

25 October, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.bin-go.com.au/

The easily operated Bin-Go is a hydraulic portable wheelie bin lifter which has been designed to assist the unloading of wheelie bins into large skips with minimal effort.


'Phytocap' landfill research receives $734,000 grant

16 October, 2005

Researchers at Melbourne University have been awarded a $734,000 grant from the Australian Research Council to evaluate and develop a new planted-soil capping technology for landfills known as phytocapping ('phyto' = plant).


Churchill fellowship to study waste overseas

10 October, 2005

A senior technical officer from Gosford City Council in NSW has been awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to study alternative and traditional solid waste management technologies and practices overseas.


Coal tar contaminated soil at site in NSW

03 October, 2005

Innova Soil Technology has developed a thermal desorption process (DFTD) for the remediation of contaminated sites. The process is fully mobile and can process up to 1000 tonnes of soil per day


Bin cap

26 September, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.sulo.com.au/

The Hi-Topp Bin Caps are designed for high visibility and recognition to encourage source separation and recycling. The built-in coupling system allows for event-specific collection stations to be formed. With large openings on both sides the caps allow for better traffic flow and visibility.


Magnet attracts resource recovery

05 September, 2005

Hundreds of tonnes of ferrous metals are being diverted from landfill by a giant magnet at the Jacks Gully Waste and Recycling Centre operated by WSN Environmental Solutions at Narellan, NSW.


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