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2016 QLD Premier’s Sustainability Awards

The annual Queensland Premier’s Sustainability Awards was held on the night of the Thursday 17th November 2016, at the Brisbane Convention Centre. The Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) Waste Services Division won the ‘Community Awards’ category with the assistance and dedication of the EnviroCom Australia team. MBRC’s submission exemplified the wonderful work of Council in …

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World’s newest Biofuels Laboratory to be built in Queensland

Following the recent announcement for an Advanced Biofuels pilot plant at the Northern Oil Refinery, we are proud to now announce plans to establish Australia’s first biocrude and biofuel laboratory in Gladstone, Queensland.   The laboratory, will be the first of its kind in Australia and has received $2.4 million in funding from the Australian Renewable …

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Red Nose Day – 24th June 2016

Our team in Canberra have got behind SIDS and Kids Red Nose Day (Friday 24th June) and decked the fleet out with red noses. SIDS and Kids is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families. For more information about Red Nose Day visit …

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New Depot – Perth!

The team at J.J. Richards is proud to announce the opening of our newest depot in Perth, Western Australia. This newest depot is a significant milestone for the company and a historic occasion for all involved.

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Giant step forward for new biofuels industry in Queensland

JOINT STATEMENT A $16 million advanced biofuels pilot plant will be built at Southern Oil Refining’s Yarwun plant at Gladstone, a ‘giant’ step towards securing a large-scale biofuels industry in Queensland. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the Northern Oil Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant represented an exciting step in the development of an advanced biofuels industry for …

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2015 Premier’s Sustainability Award Winner

Northern Oil Refinery wins the Queensland’s Premier’s Sustainability Award for Innovation in Sustainable Technologies The re-refinery last night won the Queensland’s Premier’s Sustainability Award for Innovation in Sustainable Technologies for its world-leading work turning waste lube oil into reusable base oil. A $65 million joint venture between Southern Oil Refining and J.J. Richards & Sons, …

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Innovation Earns Re-Refiner Environmental Recognition

The Northern Oil Refinery has been recognised as one of Australia’s best examples of sustainable technology. The re-refinery is a finalist in the 2015 Banksia Sustainability Awards’ Smart Technology category for its world-leading work turning waste oil into reusable base oil. The national Banksia Awards are Australia’s most prestigious sustainability awards which recognise individuals and …

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David the Friendly Garbo

Watch the full story here. David Wilson is the friendliest garbage truck operator you will ever meet. He and his partner decided on a sea change a few years ago, so they moved from the south where they were working in a winery, to finally settle in the central Queensland community of Blackwater. A job …

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Industrial Services gain ISNET accreditation

The JJ Richards Industrial Services team has recently gained ISNET accreditation which means that it’s health and safety performance and operating systems have been certified as meeting the high standard required by much of Australia’s petrochemical Industry and associated activities. For more information contact Mike High E: mike.high@jjrichards.com.au

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2015 WRIQ Industry Awards

Recently JJR nominated the following 7 Queensland employees in the 2015 WRIQ Industry Awards: Ray Pilcher, Dean Stoneham, Vanessa Chapman, Debbie Pene, Dave Allen, Anthony Bevis and Jaye Garthwaite. From these 7 nominations, Dean Stoneham, Ray Pilcher, Jaye Garthwaite and Vanessa Chapman were selected as Finalists and attended the awards ceremony earlier this month. We …

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