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Norstar Pyrolysis Plant

ideas* were recently engaged by steel recycler, Norstar, to develop a cutting-edge waste reduction facility. Using a process called pyrolysis the facility will help Norstar significantly boost their recycling capabilities. Pyrolysis involves thermochemical decomposition of organic material at elevated temperatures in the absence of oxygen and typically occurs under pressure and at operating temperatures above […]

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Compounds Plant

ideas recently assisted Boral Australia to develop a concept layout for their new Compounds Plant in Port Melbourne. Performed as a sub-project of the Plasterboard upgrade program of works, it was a time critical pre-requisite project to clear the existing facility to make way for the development and installation of the Plasterboard Dryer. The upgraded […]

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Concrete Recyling Facility

ideas* were engaged by the Alex Fraser Group to provide the detail design and engineering of their new multi-million dollar state of the art recycling facility in Laverton, Victoria. RMIT University recently completed a Life Cycle Analysis comparison of Alex Fraser’s crushed concrete aggregate with traditionally quarried stone aggregate. The findings show Alex Fraser’s recycled […]

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