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Hon Cameron Dick visits Crestmead factory
The Queensland Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Hon Cameron Dick, recently paid a visited to our Crestmead site in Brisbane. The Minister was impressed by the highly professional factory, local employment and manufacturing capacity. Stuart Heldon, Business Unit Director, Gordon Richmond, National Operations Manager and Michael Smit, Technical and Sustainability Manager had an …
Dropping water efficiency leads to higher water bills
Higher water bills for the Gold Coast is the tip of a water bill iceberg. South East Queensland has higher operating costs and higher water bills than Sydney because we ignore historical lessons about water efficiency. High water costs and an inevitable drought will lead to yet another crisis. In 2012 and 2016 the Rainwater …
Save on your stormwater charge
If you collect, treat and re-use stormwater at your residential property, you may qualify for discounted stormwater drainage area charge with Sydney Water. Instead of paying the full price of a house, you may be able to pay apartment prices on your stormwater services which will save you approximately $50 a year. Visit the Sydney …
Are you proud of your garden or home?
We are looking for some beautiful gardens and homes that feature our tanks. If your tank is selected, we will have a professional photographer visit to take some photos. In return, you will have some beautiful photos of your garden or home and a gift voucher. Email us at marketing.au@kingspan.com with some sample photos and …
Kingspan applauds Quality Standards for Rainwater Tanks
Kingspan Environmental applauds the recent decision to apply the WaterMark standard for all water tanks sold in Australia.  The WaterMark standard ensures all water tanks are safe and reliable for rainwater harvesting. Kingspan Environmental Aquaplate tanks already meet the WaterMark standard. “The rainwater industry has been tarnished in the past with substandard products.  This directive …
Greater Melbourne Alternative Water Plan
Kingspan Environmental has commissioned an alternative water plan  to document the challenges and opportunities facing the Victorian Government. Falling productivity based on inefficient technology choices is hurting household welfare and driving $10B worth of debt at Melbourne Water. Melbourne Water spends more on debt interest payments than on its operating costs. Internationally respected research showing …
Water Bureaucracy suffering from a drought of common sense
What would you think would be more expensive? Transporting highly treated water a hundred kilometres from a dam to your home or using the rain that falls on your roof and using water efficient appliances? According to a paper by Professor PJ Coombes, Australian cities that make better use of rainwater and water efficient appliances …
Coombes and Barry unlock the System
A contest of ideas is playing out at the Engineers Australia Water Sensitive Urban Design 2018 and Hydropolis 2018 conferences in Perth. At stake is how Australians, and the world, understands water management in our cities. Engineering Australia recognized the paper on Big Data and Systems Analysis by Peter Coombes and Michael Barry as one …
A fire tank you can rely on made by Kingspan Rhino
Kingspan Rhino is featured in a Water Tanks showcase article of Surviving Bushfire 2017 edition – a practical guide for Australians living in bushfire prone areas. The publication includes information and knowledge aimed to help individuals and families to better protect themselves and their assets. The article explains the importance of rainwater harvesting and storage during …
Kingspan Rhino goes on an esCarpade for Camp Quality
Kingspan Rhino are proudly supporting this year’s Camp Quality esCarpade – an annual motoring adventure which raises money for Aussie kids and their families who are impacted by cancer. This year, participants will venture in their self-decorated vehicles for a week from Port Macquarie to Toowoomba, via the Sunshine Coast. Matt Brown, WA Production Manager and …