Monthly Archives: June 2021

Northumberland firm reduces carbon dioxide emissions from its trucks by up to 90%

Berwick-based Simpsons Malt has reduced net CO2 emissions from its wagons by up to 90% after switching its fleet from diesel to HVO fuel. HVO, or hydrotreated vegetable oil, is a synthetic, paraffinic fuel made from 100% renewable raw materials. It is stable, sustainable and high quality, offering better combustion, filterability and cold temperature resistance than other diesel products. In

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ABARES predicts Australian farmgate value will reach $66.3 billion

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) predicts Australian farmgate production will break records at $66.3 billion this year.  ABARES’ June quarter 2021 Agriculture Commodities report shows how the sector has navigated the uncertainties and challenges posed by COVID-19, as well as changes in the international trade landscape.  The value of agricultural exports is forecast at just under $47B in 2020-21, according

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