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Regulator workshop on pump calibration issues
4 days ago

Regulator workshop on pump calibration issues

The Australian fuel industry is required to comply with a wide range of national and State/Territory Regulations governing the loading of tankers, the transport of fuels, the storage of fuels …
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Petrol bowser audit reveals under-pouring, Government authority issues fines
2 months ago

Petrol bowser audit reveals under-pouring, Government authority issues fines

Nearly one in 20 petrol bowsers audited nationally have been under-pouring petrol, according to the National Measurement Institute (NMI), meaning thousands of motorists may have been getting less fuel than …
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Petrol bowser inaccuracies on the rise, National Measurement Institute combs the country
8 months ago

Petrol bowser inaccuracies on the rise, National Measurement Institute combs the country

Motorists might be familiar with the following scenario: you pull into a petrol station with half a tank of fuel but the bowser dispenses enough fuel to suggest it was …
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Sydney taxi driver’s fuel price surges to $42.97 in under a second
8 months ago

Sydney taxi driver’s fuel price surges to $42.97 in under a second

It looks like a regular fuel pump, digits ticking over predictably as a driver fills up his car – until the figures suddenly skyrocket by 180 per cent.

That …
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National audit checks fuel-pump accuracy
11 months ago

National audit checks fuel-pump accuracy

Petrol stations have been put on notice by the Morrison government after the launch of a national audit into the accuracy of fuel pumps in the lead-up to the Easter …
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Are your Pumps accurate?  NMI inspectors visiting sites in the wake of increase in pump inaccuracy
11 months ago

Are your Pumps accurate? NMI inspectors visiting sites in the wake of increase in pump inaccuracy

It is incumbent on all fuel operators to ensure that their pumps are accurate and verified at all times.  Historically inspections have found only a tiny fraction of pumps were …
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NMI Launches National Compliance Program; fuel retailers reminded to ensure bowser accuracy
1 year ago

NMI Launches National Compliance Program; fuel retailers reminded to ensure bowser accuracy

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The National Measurement Institute, the regulatory body that oversees weights and measures, has recently launched a national compliance campaign targeting fuel retail businesses.  NMI inspectors will be visiting sites across …
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