Environment & Sustainability

Environmental research is an area that is becoming increasingly more weighted due to the convergence of seasons, the industries reliance on natural resources, the growing awareness of creating sustainable operations and agricultural environments.

Fact Sheet
Dec 30, 2016
Australian Red Meat Processors can generate large volumes of wastewater rich in organic contaminants and nutrients, and can therefore be strong candidates for treatment processes aimed at recovery o...
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Fact Sheet
Dec 30, 2016
Australian Red Meat Processors can generate large volumes of wastewater rich in organic contaminants and nutrients, and can therefore be strong candidates for treatment processes aimed at recovery o...
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Fact Sheet
Dec 16, 2016
Anaerobic ponds are widely used in the meat industry as the first stage of secondary treatment of abattoir wastewater. They are popular because they have a high BOD (Biochemical Oxygen Demand)&...
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Fact Sheet
Dec 15, 2016
AMPC and MLA are partnering with Churchill abattoir in Queensland to investigate a novel design approach to the capture of methane from anaerobic lagoons.
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Report
Dec 15, 2016
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has commissioned the development of this NGER Guidebook to assist the meat processing industry with NGER reporting. Some MLA members that were required to ...
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Report
Dec 15, 2016
Many products of the red meat industry are used daily in nearly all aspects of our lives. While many enjoy a BBQ and wear leather shoes, few have an understanding of the process undertaken betw...
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Snapshot
Sep 1, 2016
The objective of this project was the completion of a review of published scientific data and industry findings related to the use of non-penetrative percussive stunning overseas, to determine optim...
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Video
Aug 30, 2016
Greenham Tasmania has established a unique method of steam generation which has reduced carbon emissions to almost zero.
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Fact Sheet
Jul 26, 2016
A large quantity of water is used in the routine cleaning and sanitation of moving-top viscera tables. The quantity reported varies widely, but can amount to between 500 – 600 litres/head proc...
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Video
May 28, 2016
Anaerobic balloons, the new innovation developed to manage methane gas safety and generate a more effective means of allocation. Which also contributes to the recycling wastewater back into processi...
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Apr 30, 2016
This project involved a detailed investigation of whether there is a case for selection and deployment of solar thermal technology for an Australian abattoir. The research saw a detailed technical r...
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Report
Feb 17, 2016
Following findings and recommendations from the AMPC/MLA project “A.TEC.0108 Pick and Pack Materials Handling” a multi head vacuum gripper has been designed and fabricated. This vacuum h...
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