All posts by Mike Wheeler

At the heart of tables across Australia – building Ingham’s state-of-the-art feed mill

What goes into producing the delicious roast chicken at the heart of dinner tables across the nation? It fries down to an impressive facility that produces 12,000 tonnes of chicken pellets each week to cover South Australia’s feed requirements and service the state’s main hatchery. This is what the team at Ahrens Design & Construct delivered, … Continue reading At the heart of tables across Australia – building Ingham’s state-of-the-art feed mill

Carlsberg moves to create paper beer bottle

Carlsberg Group is trying to  create the world’s first ‘paper’ beer bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fibres that is both 100 per cent bio-based and fully recyclable. Carlsberg has unveiled two new research prototypes of its Green Fibre Bottle, which are the first ‘paper bottles’ to contain beer. Carlsberg also announced it has been … Continue reading Carlsberg moves to create paper beer bottle

Neousys’ PB-9250J-SA and PB-4600J-SA series – standalone Intelligent

Backplane Systems Technology has released the Neousys’ PB-9250J-SA and PB-4600J-SA series, standalone intelligent supercapacitor-based uninterruptible power backup Module. The PB-9250J-SA and PB-4600J-SA are standalone power backup modules that can protect your box-PC against power outages. Utilising supercapacitor technology, it can operate in harsh environments from -25 to 65°C and have extremely high durability lasting over … Continue reading Neousys’ PB-9250J-SA and PB-4600J-SA series – standalone Intelligent

Gas the key to fledging micro-brewing industry

Craft brewing has taken off in Australia over the past five years. Driven by consumer demand for something a little different outside the main brands. These usually one- or two-person bands are making inroads into traditional markets right across the country. From Perth to Sydney, Adelaide to Brisbane, micro-breweries aren’t just putting down roots in … Continue reading Gas the key to fledging micro-brewing industry

Brownes Dairy switches to plant-based renewable packaging

Brownes Dairy will replace its existing milk cartons with an Australian first, a carton package made entirely from plant-based, renewable materials in a new sustainable packaging move. Tetra Rex Bio-based package is the world’s first fully renewable beverage carton, with the protective layers derived from sugar cane. “There is a lot of emphasis on the … Continue reading Brownes Dairy switches to plant-based renewable packaging