Renewable Gas Trial

Renewable Gas TrialSydney Water, Jemena and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) recently announced a jointly funded project to trial injecting biomethane into the natural gas network in NSW.

The $14 million project1 will upgrade biogas produced from the anaerobic digestion process at Sydney Water’s Malabar Wastewater Treatment Plant to biomethane and injected into the Jemena natural gas network.

Read more: Renewable Gas Trial

Energy Efficiency and Asset Management

Energy Efficiency and Asset Management

The South Australian Government recently announced major plans and investment into reducing energy costs in government buildings.

The $60 million commitment is expected to generate hundreds of local jobs, as tradies provide retrofits to existing building assets. Older buildings can get very hot in summer, yet by simply upgrading lighting and insulation, installing air-conditioning and adding sensors and energy management software programs, these government buildings can improve energy efficiency ratings, while also ensuring they are more comfortable and healthier places to work1.

Read more: Energy Efficiency and Asset Management

Armoured Vehicles Support

Armoured Vehicles Support

The Australian Army is powering ahead with infrastructure on site at defence bases.

The new facilities to be built at Puckapunyal, Lavarack Barracks and Edinburgh Defence Precinct will strengthen the ADF’s maintenance of its fleet of armoured vehicles. The next generation of fighting vehicles including the Projects Land 400, Land 907 Phase 2, and Land 8160 Phase 1 over the next thirty years.

Read more: Armoured Vehicles Support

Aircraft Safety Stands

Aircraft Safety Stands

Defence force maintenance crews often require additional requirements to ensure a safe working environment.

Recently, Victorian-based small business, Air Fab, was awarded a $1.3 million contract1 with Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) to design, fabricate and supply aircraft safety stands for maintenance procedures performed on ADF assets such as the F/A 18F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growler.

Read more: Aircraft Safety Stands