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New technology generates power using conveyor belt energy

Martin Engineering has introduced its new technology that uses kinetic energy from a moving conveyor belt to generate power to run electronic systems within a power station. The Martin Roll Gen System to create a self contained mini power station that allows operators to run electrical monitoring systems and safety mechanisms. Operators are not required … Continue reading New technology generates power using conveyor belt energy

Renewables are decreasing SA electricity prices

A new Climate Council report has revealed the number of electricity price spikes in South Australia has tumbled with the increase of renewable electricity. The report entitled Mythbusting: Electricity prices in South Australia found that electricity price spikes (periods when wholesale prices exceed $5000/MWh) have fallen significantly across the National Electricity Market with the increase … Continue reading Renewables are decreasing SA electricity prices

Fortescue competes with BHP for Port Hedland towage market

Fortescue Metals Group plans to compete with BHP Billiton for the contestable towage market in Port Hedland, but has vowed not to merely replicate the existing service. Opening a new front in the battle between the iron ore rivals, Fortescue secured a tugboat licence in in May and will spend close to $200 million over the next two years building … Continue reading Fortescue competes with BHP for Port Hedland towage market