Linc Energy fined $4.5 million for serious environmental harm at underground coal gasification plant

Linc Energy fined $4.5 million for serious environmental harm at underground coal gasification plant

Updated May 11, 2018 18:18:27 A gas company has been fined a record $4.5 million for causing serious environmental harm at its underground coal gasification plant on Queensland’s western Darling Downs. Linc Energy was found guilty by a District Court jury in Brisbane last month after a 10-week trial. The …

Field Service Plant Mechanic: Tom Price Residential 10/4 – WesTrac

Field Service Plant Mechanic: Tom Price Residential 10/4 – WesTrac

WesTrac is an equipment solutions company and one of the world’s leading Caterpillar Dealerships. Operating in NSW, ACT and WA, we supply equipment solutions to thousands of customers across the mining, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture and power generation sectors. At WesTrac our primary focus is our people. We know that …

Food from a lab or a plant: Is the future of meat fake and slaughter-free? – ABC Rural

Food from a lab or a plant: Is the future of meat fake and slaughter-free? – ABC Rural

It sounds like a contradiction — but the meat you eat in the future might come from a plant, or a laboratory, eliminating the need to slaughter animals. “Clean meat”, including meat grown from stem cells in laboratories — is growing in popularity and possibility. The emerging industry is being …

Food from a lab or a plant: Is the future of meat fake and slaughter-free?

Food from a lab or a plant: Is the future of meat fake and slaughter-free?

Posted May 06, 2018 06:13:57 Photo: The vegan egg, bacon and pattie on this hot plate all come from plants, not animals. (Landline: Marty McCarthy) Related Story: Would you eat lab-grown meat? Related Story: Lab-grown meat and the future of beef production It sounds like a contradiction — but the …

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean

Updated April 28, 2018 21:17:03 Russia’s controversial floating nuclear power plant has headed out for its first sea voyage. The floating plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed on Saturday (local time) out of the St Petersburg shipyard where it was constructed. It is to be towed through the Baltic Sea …

AGL announces Newcastle gas-fired power plant to replace the Liddell power station

AGL announces Newcastle gas-fired power plant to replace the Liddell power station

Posted April 26, 2018 19:47:25 AGL has released details for a gas-fired power plant in New South Wales, as part of its plans to replace the aging Lidell coal-fired station and move towards cleaner energy. The company said it was investing up to $400 million in the 252-megawatt facility to …

Stench from Darwin sewage plant worsens, new Mayor points fingers at planners

Stench from Darwin sewage plant worsens, new Mayor points fingers at planners

Posted April 23, 2018 10:08:21 Photo: A number of suburbs in Darwin’s north have reported a foul smell. (Supplied: Google) Related Story: PWC ordered to fix treatment plant stinking up Darwin’s suburbs Related Story: Stench in the suburbs as sewage smell permeates Darwin’s north It stinks more than usual in …

Worker dies in accident at Water Corporation wastewater treatment plant in Perth

Worker dies in accident at Water Corporation wastewater treatment plant in Perth

Updated April 20, 2018 14:51:58 A man has died in a workplace incident in Henderson in Perth’s south. It is understood the man became trapped under beams at the Water Corporation’s Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant. Fireman and police were called to the scene just after 10:00am but were not …

Job Offer : Plant Assistant / Batcher (northconnex) a Gosford & central coast

Company: Boral Limited Location: Gosford & central coast About BoralBoral is an international building products and construction materials group with three strong divisions: the high-performing, well-positioned materials business of Boral Australia; the fast-growing, 50%-owned USG Boral interior linings joint venture in Asia, Australia and the Middle East; and Boral North …

World-first coal to hydrogen plant trial launched in Victoria

World-first coal to hydrogen plant trial launched in Victoria

Updated April 12, 2018 14:03:57 Photo: The Loy Yang brown coal mine in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The mine is owned by AGL. (Supplied: Environment Victoria ) Related Story: Optimism in the Latrobe Valley a year on from Hazelwood shutdown Related Story: Company withdraws from government-funded clean coal scheme A world-first …