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HRL presented at the 5th Australian Waste to Energy Forum, 18-20 Feb 2020, Ballarat Vic.

Posted by Anthony Douglas on 4 March 2020
HRL presented at the 5th Australian Waste to Energy Forum, 18-20 Feb 2020, Ballarat Vic.

HRL would like to thank the Australian Industrial Ecology Network (AIEN) and the organisers and sponsors of the 5th annual Australian Waste to Energy Forum, which was held in Ballarat between 18-20 February 2020. There were over 100 attendees representing all facets of the waste and resource recovery industry across Australia, with a number of international visitors. There were representatives present from many of HRL's customers, including waste suppliers, waste to energy project developers and consultants.

Anthony Douglas, a Senior Process Engineer from HRL, gave a presentation on Waste Characterisation Enabling Informed Decision Making, to highlight the importance of characterising the potential feedstocks for a WtE development, to inform the environmental approvals process, the engineering design and to gain an understanding of the implications of the feedstock on future operational performance.

The theme for this year's conference "On the road to recovery" was selected to address two key areas: The application of waste hierarchy fundamentals; and Changing perceptions about waste to energy facilities and their role within an integrated waste management strategy.

While HRL has provided waste characterisation services to most of the current and past Waste to Energy project developments, the conference provided a good opportunity to inform the market that HRL can also provide a range of additional services relating to process and environmental engineering, and specialist performance and materials engineering (especially relating to thermal and high pressure equipment inspection and testing).

For futher information please go to our Waste Analysis and Waste Solutions pages.

Anthony DouglasAuthor: Anthony Douglas
About: Over ten years' experience in project engineering and project management, and over eight years' process engineering experience. Recent experience includes the development of large-scale Waste to Energy (WtE) or Energy from Waste projects, including an Australian first renewable energy project utilising moving grate combustion technology (the Kwinana Waste to Energy Project), with a focus on environmental, regulatory and commercial viability, phased project delivery and strategic stakeholder management.
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