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NATIONAL LOVE AFFAIR WITH BIOFUELS EASES SAYS REPORT
4 years ago

NATIONAL LOVE AFFAIR WITH BIOFUELS EASES SAYS REPORT

02 December 2015

Fuel-grade ethanol failing to hold rapid growth leading to last year’s peak as mandates weaken

A major biofuels industry report shows strong recent growth in biodiesel and …
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Ethanol push: motorists warned of $1.4 billion petrol price sting
4 years ago

Ethanol push: motorists warned of $1.4 billion petrol price sting

Sean Nicholls, 02 December 2015

Motorists are being warned they could pay up to 8¢ a litre more for petrol – or as much as $1.4 billion extra at the pump – if the state government proceeds …
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Caltex fined $60,000 after powder leak at Brisbane refinery covers cars, workers
5 years ago

Caltex fined $60,000 after powder leak at Brisbane refinery covers cars, workers

Tony Moore, 27 November 2015

Caltex Refinery at the Port of Brisbane has been fined $60,000 after tonnes of white dust – used to turn crude oil into petrol – was …
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Talking Point: Plug our island in to electric cars
5 years ago

Talking Point: Plug our island in to electric cars

Michael Wadsley, 19 November 2015

THE most frequent question asked about electric vehicles is how far they go between charges.

We have a plug-in electric/petrol hybrid so range is not …
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Biodiesel plant could fuel commercial business
5 years ago

Biodiesel plant could fuel commercial business

By  •  Environment, Biofuel

Emily Smith, 18 November 2015

IT started as an innovative way to inspire students, but with big business continuing to come knocking for CQUniversity’s Biodiesel Plant, it could be on …
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Mooloolaba service station closed by vehicle fuel leak
5 years ago

Mooloolaba service station closed by vehicle fuel leak

13 November 2015

A FUEL leak forced the temporary closure of a Mooloolaba service station for about two hours this morning.

Firefighters were called to the Coles Express service station …
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CALTEX TRIALS NEW ACTIVE TECD FUEL

Matt Wood, 11 November 2015

How one fuel company is tackling the challenge of clean and efficient running for modern engines — and older ones

Complaints from operators about modern …
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Biofuel plan a jobs bonanza
5 years ago

Biofuel plan a jobs bonanza

John Anderson, 11 November 2015

WORK on a $564 million biofuel project which is set to create about 650 jobs is expected to start in the state’s north next June.


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Australia’s new emissions rules will put yet another bump in the road for diesels

Varun Rao & Damon Honnery, 09 November 2015

Diesel cars have been rather controversial lately, as anyone who has been following Volkswagen’s recent tribulations will know.

In the past few …
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Toyota Australia’s hydrogen plans not dependent on government backing

Matt Campbell, 10 November 2015

There are still no plans to launch the Toyota Mirai in Australia in the short term, but that’s not due to a lack of government …
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