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Spill Control Australian Standard Proposal

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Newsroom | 0 comments

AusSpill Association (AA) members are seeking spill control industry stakeholder support for the establishment of an Australian Standard for spill kits & absorbents. This follows the positive reaction to AA’s adoption of an industry standard for spill kit colouring and labelling, to provide consumers with easier and safer identification – to be phased in by late 2017. Established in 2012, AusSpill Association (AA) represents Australian spill control manufacturers, resellers/wholesalers & importers as a single voice to government, the Australian public and the environment protection...

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Spill Control Projects Deadline Set

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Newsroom | 0 comments

AusSpill Association members have agreed to a completion date of 1 December 2017 for its two (2) key projects of: introducing an industry standard for spill kit colouring and labeling, and the independent testing of members’ absorbent products. Established in 2012, AusSpill Association (AA) is a product agnostic body which represents Australian spill control manufacturers, resellers/wholesalers & importers as a single voice to government, the public and the environment protection industry. AusSpill Chairman, Scot Abernethy, said AusSpill’s purpose is to contribute to both its member...

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AusSpill 2016/17 Office Bearers

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Newsroom | 0 comments

Australia’s spill control industry group AusSpill has announced its 2016/17 Office Bearers. At its annual general meeting on 15 November last, AusSpill members elected: Scot Abernethy – Chairman Trevor Prentice – Deputy Chairman Mr. Abernethy is Operations Manager of Absorb Environmental Solutions and CEO of Absorb Training and has had eighteen (18) years experience in the spill response industry Mr. Prentice is a Director of Prenco Environmental, based in Adelaide who has forty (40) years experience in the consultation and supply of products and services to industry and government...

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Industry Standard for Spill Control Kits

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Newsroom | 0 comments

Industry Standard for Spill Control Kits

Spill Control Kits Standard Launched AusSpill Association members have adopted an industry standard for spill kit colouring and labelling, to provide industry and consumers with easier and safer identification – to be phased in by late 2017. Established in 2012, AusSpill Association (AA) represents Australian spill control manufacturers, resellers/wholesalers & importers as a single voice to government, the public and the environment protection industry. AA Chairman Trevor Prentice said spill kits currently consist of a confusing variety of various spill kit packs, wheelie bins/lid...

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A United Voice in Spill Control

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in Newsroom | 0 comments

The following article first appeared in WME Magazine : October 2013 Download a PDF copy here     Just over a year since its formation, AusSpill Association chairman Trevor Prentice provides an update on the activities of the national industry body for the spill control industry. The group of Australian spill control companies that launched the AusSpill Association in mid-2012 believed the time had arrived for a national industry association to represent the industry’s interests. This informed the development of a group that now represents Australian spill control manufacturers,...

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Spill Control Industry Launch National Association

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Newsroom | 0 comments

Spill Control Industry Launch National Association

Sydney 09:00am 1 February 2013   A group of Australian spill control companies have launched a national industry association to represent the industry’s interests. AusSpill Association (AA) was formally established in May 2012 to represent Australian spill control manufacturers, retailers, resellers, wholesalers & importers as a single voice to government, the public and the environment protection industry. Inaugural Chairman Trevor Prentice says all comers are invited to join and take part in the Association’s lobbying of regulators for the industry’s benefit. AusSpill’s foundation...

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