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Texas fertiliser plant explosion – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on April 18th, 2013.

An explosion at a fertiliser plant in the US is reported to have injured more than 100 people and killed an unknown number killed in the town of West in Texas. Our colleagues at the AusSMC collected the following expert commentary. Feel free to use these quotes in your reporting. If you would like to […]

Dom Post: Liquid waste cleaner all go

Peter Griffin posted in on June 14th, 2010.

Catherine Harris writes in the Dominion Post about a new technology, being developed by Viclink, which is able to take waste water and turn it into clean water and some other useful byproducts. The product, called Wetox, produces not only water but also ascetic acid and fertiliser, and the process takes only 45 minutes. An […]

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Southland Times: Humates may help make NZ greener

Peter Griffin posted in on May 27th, 2010.

Sonia Gerken writes in The Southland Times about humates, which have been found in New Zealand and which, scientific testing suggest, could be used to help make New Zealand greener. Humates contain certain chemicals which could help slow the leaching of fertiliser nitrogen, to the benefits of famers’ crops and our waterways, and testing is […]

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