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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 12:08
As Queensland’s infrastructure pipeline accelerates, Jim Murphy, Lantrak Waste Division Manager, speaks about the efficiency effects of heavy-duty separation.Workers on Queensland’s Gateway Upgrade laid tools down in March 2019, after 15 years and a $1.1 billion spend.Designed to unlock economic growth through congestion busting, the project saw the motorway jump from four lanes to six.To manage material movement, the Queensland Government engaged earthmoving and plant hire specialists Lantrak to move and process clean fill.Annually moving over 10 million cubic metres of clean and structural... + continue reading
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:46
With sustainable landfills representing a critical competent of the waste management ecosystem, GCM Enviro details the importance of high-density compaction. Basic supply and demand economics, paired with resource recovery infrastructure shortages and still developing technologies, means sustainable landfill management remains a critical feature of any well-functioning waste management system.To that end, GCM Enviro, a leading distributor of waste management equipment, is investing heavily in sustainable and efficient landfill compactors.As the exclusive Australian supplier of Tana... + continue reading
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:41
Added technology helps keep track of shredder’s movements Many waste materials require tailored, task-specific recycling processes. Furthermore, many waste operators require a machine that can be used to pre-shred material, for secondary shredding, for small particle size shredding in one pass and for in-line systems.This is where the Tana Shark can help. The machine is well suited to shred a variety of materials, such asSolid recovered fuelPlasticsMSWRailway sleepersShinglesTyresMatressesGreen waste including tree stumpsConcreteRagger wire and other special materials.Rather than... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 16:36
The TANA E320 Eco model is a purpose-built waste landfill compactor, which according to TANA, is the result of long-term product development and proven solutions which bring benefits to the user.Australia's first Tier IV final TANA landfill compactor has been delivered to Muswellbrook Council, which marks the start of a new era of low-emission machinery being standard on landfill sites.The environmentally-friendly Eco model with a Tier IV final engine reduces fuel consumption up to 8-9 per cent over Tier III engines. The Eco Tier IV engine is also more powerful and produces less emissions... + continue reading
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 15:23
By Waste Management ReviewSunshine Groupe Operations Manager Colin Riley tells Waste Management Review how the rise in construction and demolition waste prompted their latest purchase.With capital injections at a state and federal level, the Australian construction industry is booming.Capital influx, paired with growing public consciousness around the impacts of waste and the reality of finite resources, has led to an increased number of construction companies seeking sustainable solutions for their construction and demolition waste (C&D).Located within a 10-kilometre proximity of... + continue reading
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 11:56
High traction drums for Tana E Series landfill compactorTana has released a special high-density drum to maximise crushing force on a landfill site into more uniformly sized particles. Strong compactor teeth can be the difference between excellent or average traction and manoeuvrability on a landfill site, as they break, grind and compact their way through refuse efficiently.The end result is increased efficiencies, allowing operators to increase profitability and focus their efforts on other crucial areas of the business.   To improve compaction rates with greater... + continue reading
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 09:55
BMI Group has acquired a new machine from GCM Enviro to support the development of its latest landfill in Queensland.At the coalface of Queensland property development and waste management is BMI Group, a Brisbane-based organisation that offers recycling, waste transfer and landfill activities. With six different sites across Queensland focused on resource recovery, BMI is helping to solve the challenges of construction and demolition (C&D) and commercial and industrial waste (C&I). One of these key hubs is a landfill and recycling centre located between Brisbane and the... + continue reading
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 14:33
February 13, 2019 by Waste Management ReviewShoalhaven City Council has improved machine efficiency, maximised airspace and extended its landfill site after turning to Position Partners for support. Shoalhaven City Council waste services is responsible for recycling, resource recovery and waste disposal activities for a NSW local government area of approximately 5000 square kilometres and 100,000 residents.Peter Windley, Team Coordinator Waste Operations with Shoalhaven City Council, leads a team of 56 staff that manages daily operations at Shoalhaven City Council’s 10... + continue reading
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 15:17
December 4, 2018 by Waste Management Review In an effort to improve its compost output, Australian Native Landscapes purchased a new windrow turner which can handle larger piles. Patrick Soars launched agricultural supply company Australian Native Landscapes Pty Limited (ANL) in 1971.ANL began operations as a landscape contractor and was involved in multiple projects such as IBM Headquarters, Chinese Gardens at Darling Harbour and the Sydney International Equestrian Centre.“Back in the 1970s, there wasn’t really a concept of organic waste – it was considered... + continue reading
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 16:36
To help operators reduce costs, TANA has released a series of compactors which have been purpose-built for landfills.A broken machine leads to increased downtime which can affect productivity. That’s why Tana has designed its E Series landfill compactors for maximal uptime. The E Series frame is constructed out of two modular drum frames, connected by the upper frame. It acts as a shell around the drum, which prevents waste being pulled up and brought into the machine’s workings.Peter Lawrence, Fleet Coordinator of Albury City Council’s landfills, purchased an E380 Tana landfill... + continue reading