Ecoflex Systems was commissioned by Energy Australia for a project which resulted in recycling 75,000 truck tyres. The project was required as part of a larger project to upgrade electricity supply from Tomago to the Tomaree Peninsula in New South Wales
The large Elephants Foot 2.25 m3 bailer can bale cartons and plastics with minimum effort and labour time. The most labour-intensive job is tying and ejecting bales. It takes the same time to tie a 100 kg block, 10 to a tonne as a 400 kg one, 3 to a tonne.
The Iceberg underground collection system uses hidden capacity below ground level to create a neat and tidy resource recovery unit. The practical design and logical system provides multiple benefits to both users and collectors. The system can be built to user requirements.
The Kaye Validator ITMS is a portable at-line instrument for accelerating the cleaning validation process. Operators can assess system cleanliness at-line with no delay, and get production lines up and running quickly. As an alternative to traditional analytical techniques (HPLC and TOC), this instrument can provide gains in production line utilisation and capacity.
M&M Quarries has expanded the processing capacity of its Gold Coast landfill, quarry and recycling businesses with the purchase of a TC1200 cone crusher and Ripper system from SCS
Increasing butt litter poses a growing environmental threat to our natural habitats, says the Butt Littering Trust in response to a recent national litter survey.
Sulo MGB Australia has announced the purchase of the family-owned business Rabbit Plastics, situated at Kempsey on the mid North Coast of NSW.
Seven cities are creating a Butt Free Australia by reducing cigarette butt littering in their CBDs by an average of almost 18%.
HaulMaster Equipment, Melbourne based manufacturers of Hook Lift and Mini Skip Bin Systems has been purchased by Lyco Innovations and will trade as HaulMaster by Lyco.
The Runi polystyrene recycling compaction equipment, which will be on show at The Safety In Action and Materials & Manual Handling show, achieves compression ratios of 50:1. In fact, 300 kg of polystyrene waste emerges from the machinery just 1 m3 in size. The Runi equipment complements Wastech's Bramidian low profile plastic and cardboard balers.
Newly patented technology invented by ANSTO scientist, Dr Tony Taylor, can cheaply make sewage and waste water clean enough to drink and could cut water use by 60%, according to ANSTOâ€™s online magazine, Velocity.