All Blog Posts about ‘Australia’

FEECO Looks to Assist in Potential Carbon Credit Generation

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pakenham, Victoria (October, 2011) As the bill for putting a carbon tax on some of Australia’s biggest polluters passed through the House of Representatives last week, Australia’s official tax on carbon is drawing near and the carbon pricing mechanism will soon become a reality. As Continue reading →

 

From Waste to Value – the Possibilities are Endless

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

At FEECO, something we pride ourselves on is our ability to bring marketable value to waste materials that would otherwise be landfilled. In fact, we claim that at FEECO, possibilities are endless. So what does this mean? FEECO has a long history of transforming waste Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value: Paper Waste to Value-Added Lawncare Products

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Encap: waste to value added products

In spite of the ever-growing electronic revolution, the demand for paper products is still increasing. Along with this demand comes a lot of waste. According to CleanUp.org.au, Australians send 1.9 million tonnes of paper to landfills each year, most of which could be recycled. ENCAP Continue reading →

 

Company Seeks to Bring Potash Production to Australia

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Potash, or potassium-bearing material, is a necessary ingredient in plant growth, and therefore is used extensively in fertilizer. Though potash is widely used throughout Australia, previously, potash has not been produced in Australia. In a recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald, by Rebecca Le Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value: Fertilizer from Chicken Manure

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

In the past several years, a problem in the agricultural industry has been gaining increasing attention: chicken manure. As chicken farms have blown up in size, the amount of manure they produce has escalated to a nearly unmanageable volume. People are scrambling to find a Continue reading →

 

Waste to Fertilizer Opportunities in Malaysia

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Barry Wilson's Waste Transformation Trip to Malaysia

Feeco Australasia Operations Manager, Barry Wilson, is spreading the word throughout Asia on the expertise that Feeco can bring to the transformation of waste products into valuable resources. Barry has just returned from Malaysia where he has been looking at various waste materials that can Continue reading →

 

From Peat to Anthracite: Different Types of Coal

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

agglomerated coal fines

Though we might not think about it on a daily basis, coal is a big part of our every day lives, from flipping on a light switch, to heating up the oven for dinner. Coal powers a majority of our electricity here in Australia, and Continue reading →

 

Desalination Sludge Results in Useful Material

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Two innovative companies are working together, as Feeco International works with a company in Australia to solve a Soda Ash material problem. This company has developed processes that reuse the once unusable sludge resulting from desalination. Desalination is the process by which salt is removed Continue reading →

 

A Smart Place to Put Carbon

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Carbon

With the ongoing climate change debate around the world, an emphasis has been put on reducing the level of CO2 in the atmosphere, in order to lessen the Green House effect. The burning of coal, has come under scrutiny lately, as a major contributor to Continue reading →