Contemporary Landfill Seminar

Join us for our annual modern landfill webinar

ON: Wednesday 15 November from 10 am- 12.30pm
VIA: Zoom

FREE for ALOA Members
$50 Per head Non Members
Email to register

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An invoice will be provided after receiving your email.

The Agenda for the day will include presentations by key players in the landfill sector with plenty of time for questions.

Introduction and Welcome

Colin Sweet, ALOA CEO

We hope you can join us to hear from our expert line up of speakers who will discuss contemporary landfill issues. We will also allow plenty of time for questions.

Session 1 – Construction approval issues and Energy Park Opportunties

Presented by Daniel Fyfe, Chair ALOA and Land and Mineral Reserves Manager, Hanson

Part 1 – Current Construction Approval Issues

  • EPAs challenging its auditors.
  • Construction Quality Assurance levels and a review of the need for extensive CQA

Part 2 – Energy Park Opportunities

  • Add a Data Centre or Battery to your LFG Power Station
  • Negative Tariffs on windy sunny days

Session 2 – Operating a Modern Landfill

Presented by Wayde Peterson, Executive Director Business Enterprise, Shellharbour City Centre and Ryan Stirling, Executive Manager, Waste Services, Shellharbour City Centre

  • Training programs for new staff
  • Running a 7 day per week service on a 35 hour award
  • Aging workforce
  • Inability to attract skilled and experienced management professionals
  • Slow technology uptake
  • Expectation from community that the service should be lower cost or no cost
  • Managing fraudulent transactions
  • Spiralling costs of consultant support
  • Trade off between commercialisation and securing residential waste volumes with no technology fix on horizon
  • Trade off between owning landfill and contracting out to other facilities….what next?

Session 3: The Construction Perspective

Presented by Ben Sibley, Goldsmith Civil and Environment

  • Introduction
  • Recent landfill projects overview
  • Construction issues including project timing, design, GITA/CQA/Auditor interface & materials, all ultimately affecting the cost to construct.
  • Strategies for landfill owners to help plan/mitigate key issues to reduce construction cost and provide more certainty around construction duration and completion dates.

Session 4 – Established community owned assets become CE hubs and decarbonisation leaders

Presented by Marcus Geisler, CEO, Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council

  • LGAs evolving from landfill managers to CE network and infrastructure enablersDecarbonisation is the driver for change
  • LGA utilising their unique position to interface with and activate its communities
  • Collaboration is the accelerator
  • Real examples of implementation at the EMRC

FREE for ALOA Members
$50 Per head Non Members
Email to register

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