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Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Capability, Extension and Education

This program aims to build the capabilities of industry personnel and encourage industry adoption of R&D outcomes to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the industry. This is achieved through a range of extension, education and training projects under a service agreement with the Meat Industry Training and Advisory Council (MINTRAC), including the meat industry professional development program, which is funded by AMPC.

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Meat Industry Training Network
Dec 12, 2017
The industry's training networks provide the means of ensuring that R&D outcomes, innovation, new regulatory requirements and industry requirements become embedded into the meat industry trainin...
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Ammonia refrigeration training programs
Dec 12, 2017
The Ammonia Refrigeration Training program was for the delivery of three further ammonia refrigeration training programs based on the model developed and trialled under the AMPC Professional Develop...
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Effective and Low Cost Management of Water Resources at UQ (AWMC)
Nov 16, 2017
The lab at the University of Queensland’s Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) has undertaken research for AMPC on effective and low cost management of water resources and using wastewater ...
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Water Reuse and Recycle at Teys Hide Processing Plant, Murgon, QLD
Nov 16, 2017
Teys Hide Processing Plant now recycles every wastewater stream and reuses it wherever they can, using sludge to make compost and reducing the waste leaving the plant to just one skip bin a week.
Training Manual
Wastewater Management in the Australian Red Meat Processing Industry
Oct 31, 2017
This manual is an updated version of 2012 Wastewater Management in the Australian Red Meat Processing Industry Manual produced by Johns Environmental Pty Ltd and MINTRAC with funding from the Austra...
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Biogas, Storage and Combustion
Oct 31, 2017
Biogas is the product of anaerobic biological breakdown of organic substances. It is produced by any anaerobic technology when conditions are suitable for methane production and can be generated by ...
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Nitrogen Removal
Oct 31, 2017
Nitrogen and phosphorus are present in meat processing wastewater in several forms and are pollutants termed a “nutrient”, since they are essential elements for life.
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Meat. Your Future.
Aug 3, 2017
This project outlines a comprehensive strategic communications plan to improve community perceptions of the red meat processing industry as a whole, and as a career option. It was structured for ...
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Electronic Data Collection for Meat Inspection
Jul 6, 2017
There is a growing interest on the part of the red meat industry to capture and report on the health of livestock slaughtered in processing plants throughout Australia. Such health data can be of si...
Apr 24, 2017
The Meat Industry Engineering Network consists of industry personnel, researchers, regulators and trainers and represents an efficient method of distribution of new information for processing plant ...
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Meat Matters. We All Have a Steak in this!
Apr 11, 2017
This Report provides an overview of the Meat Matters. We All Have a Steak in this! Project, and summaries the Project's objectives, outcomes, evaluation findings, insights and recommendations. ...
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Wastewater & Biogas Project at Thomas Foods International Murray Bridge
Apr 10, 2017
Thomas Foods International inherited an antiquated waste water treatment system. The system was under capacity and limiting opportunities to expand the facility. Thomas Foods International committed...
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An Exploratory Study: Benchmarking Human Resource Innovation through Determining the Red Meat Industry’s Absorptive Capacity
Jan 4, 2017
The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) has identified the need to continue to foster human resource innovation in order to remain competitive and ensure the viability of the industry. It i...
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Developing Resources for Compliance with Recently Harmonized Work Health and Safety Legislation for High Priority Areas in the Red Meat Processing Industry
Dec 13, 2016
This project developed resources to address critical gaps in work health and safety (WHS) resources in the red meat processing industry. The training and assessment support materials for the WHS uni...
Training Manual
Year 9/10: Australian Meat Processing – Networked, Ethical, Sustainable and Intelligent
Sep 24, 2016
The aim of this unit is to help teachers and students in secondary schools investigate and make judgements about the processing, production and marketing of Australian red meat. Students discover...
Sep 15, 2016
Under state Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) has the responsibility to ensure the safety of everyone on site. This includes contractors and subc...
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Innovative Processing Techniques for SME's
Jul 14, 2016
No matter the size of the business, red meat processing companies are required to comply with legislation, standards and regulations imposed by Government. This SnapShot is designed to assist sma...
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A Feasibility Study and provisional Business  Case to assess the scope and potential for  establishing and operating a world class Red Meat Processing Innovation Centre of Excellence in Australia
Jun 26, 2016
A major challenge in any industry is to facilitate the innovation process or translation of research into commercial outcomes. The goal of this project was to determine the feasibility of establishi...
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