3ME Technology launches battery-powered mining vehicle

Advanced battery technologies developer 3ME Technology has launched its latest vehicle – the TRITEV underground mining vehicle. The prototype vehicle, a collaborative project between 3ME, Batt Mobile Equipment (BME) and Tritton Underground (Aeris Resources), is a 20 tonne diesel powered vehicle retrofitted to battery electric. The TRITEV is a loader/integrated tool-carrier suitable for deployment into…

Repurpose It converts glass waste into manufacturing feedstock

After an eight month operation led by the Victorian Environment Protection Authority, the last truckload of contaminated glass waste from Glass Recovery Services (GRS) has been removed from a site in Melbourne for recycling. Here, Aristos Karavias of waste to resources business Repurpose It takes up the story. According to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA)…

Bridgewest to expand pharma manufacturing facility

Investment group Bridgewest Group has bought the Adelaide biologics manufacturing plant operated by pharmaceutical group Pfizer and will develop it into a contract drug and vaccine manufacturer. Pfizer, which operates four Australian factories employing 1,000, sold the Thebarton plant for an undisclosed sum to the tightly-held investment group which founded the BioDuro drug manufacturing operations…