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Biofuels

Contractor workshops set 2017 Agenda
3 years ago

Contractor workshops set 2017 Agenda

During the week commencing 20 February 2017, ACAPMA held a series of workshops with stakeholders involved in the design, installation, support and servicing of petroleum equipment in Australia.

The three …
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Update on NSW Biofuels Debacle
3 years ago

Update on NSW Biofuels Debacle

By  •  Biofuel

Regular readers of ACAPMA’s E-Newsletter will be familiar with the continuing and largely farcical saga that is the supposed industry consultation on new biofuels laws to be introduced in NSW …
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Plastic to fuel facility planned in Canberra
3 years ago

Plastic to fuel facility planned in Canberra

Green energy firm FOY Group is planning to construct a facility for converting non-recyclable plastics into liquid fuel in Canberra.

The environmental impact statement (EIS) for the project …
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Business information legally required – all NSW fuel retailers (30 June 2016)
4 years ago

Business information legally required – all NSW fuel retailers (30 June 2016)

By  •  Biofuel

As many readers would be aware, the NSW Government passed the Biofuels Amendment Bill (2016) in late March 2016.

Despite this Bill being strongly opposed by the fuel industry, the …
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Boost for $800m NQ bio-ethanol project

29/4/16

The ARENA funds will help proponent Renewable Developments Australia (RDA) build the business case for the facility, which would use sorghum and sugarcane to produce bio-ethanol.

If construction proceeds, …
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As Tesla 3 unveiled, Greens warn Sydney to go electric or risk choking on tailpipe emissions
4 years ago

As Tesla 3 unveiled, Greens warn Sydney to go electric or risk choking on tailpipe emissions

Kirsty Needham, 03 April 2016

Electric car owners should be exempt from paying thousands of dollars in stamp duty and given the right to drive in transit lanes, the NSW …
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Virgin, Air NZ take another step toward biofuels
4 years ago

Virgin, Air NZ take another step toward biofuels

Ben Sandilands, 14 March 2016

There are good reasons why Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand are pursuing home grown jet grade biofuels in issuing a Request for Information or …
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Petrol station owners face $1 million fines for mis-stating ethanol octane rating
4 years ago

Petrol station owners face $1 million fines for mis-stating ethanol octane rating

Anne Davis, 16 December 2015

Service station owners are facing a double whammy over E10 ethanol petrol after the Department of Fair Trading issued warnings they faced fines up to …
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Sugar and grain industries say new ethanol legislation is a big win
4 years ago

Sugar and grain industries say new ethanol legislation is a big win

David Sparkes, 02 December 2015

Australia’s biggest sugar milling company, Wilmar, says new legislation boosts the chances of bioethanol becoming a major contributor to the state’s economy.

The legislation …
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Petrol station owners seek help with new Qld biofuel plan
4 years ago

Petrol station owners seek help with new Qld biofuel plan

Josh Dutton, 09 November 2015

SOME Queensland petrol station owners could have to fork out almost $1 million upgrading their bowsers to comply with the State Government’s biofuel mandate.

The …
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