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Perth’s DiCOM AWT plant in voluntary administration

One of Australia’s most innovative AWTs, the DiCOM plant designed by AnaeCO in Perth, is in voluntary administration.

Contracted to treat was produced by the Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC), the DiCOM plant was retroactively fitted to a transfer station to treat MSW sourced from the WMRC region.

Now the Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC) has said the companies associated with the DiCOM AWT Plant known as Brockwaste, have been placed into voluntary administration.

Eclipse to take levy challenge to Supreme Court

WA’s Eclipse Resources will take its challenge to the Supreme Court after having its licensing appeal dismissed.

Eclipse Resources manages inert waste materials, remediates soils and supplies recycled fill sands.

A leading WA recovery company, Eclipse sought to licence a MRF and organics processing facility, but in doing so, argued that internment of inert materials didn’t constitute landfilling.

Resource Recovery Solutions buys out Capital Recycling

West Australia’s Resource Recovery Solutions has become the State’s largest C&D processor via a competitor buyout.

The changes comes as Resource Recovery Solutions has teamed up with Instant Waste Management to buy out Capital Recycling’s processing plant in Bayswater.

The buyout now makes Resource Recovery Solutions the biggest recovery provider in WA for C&D materials - as the purchase gives the Group a total licenced processing capacity of one million tonnes per year, double what they previously had.

WorkSafe WA to inspect waste and resource recovery sites

WorkSafe WA has announced an inspection program to look at safety standards and issues in the waste and recycling industry.

The State Agency said the program will continue through the financial year, and will be conducted in both metropolitan and regional areas of the State.

WorkSafe Director Joe Attard said today the sector was being targeted because of its wide range of hazards that could result in serious injuries.

WA releases final conditions for Phoenix operation

WA Environment Minister Albert Jacobs has released the final operating conditions for Phoenix Energy’s Martin Grate facility in WA.

The release of the conditions is the final green light for what will be one of Australia’s largest energy recovery facilities, with an massive capacity of 400,000 tonnes per year of municipal solid waste materials.


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