The June 13 incident follows a string of environmental issues at the site that has operated as a paper mill for almost a century.
The EPA said it was investigating "maintenance and the state of equipment at the site", which will cease operating as a paper mill by December with Amcor moving to a new facility in New South Wales.Read more
Using FY 2010/11 as the baseline year, Amcor's new environmental targets are:Read more
The Notices were issued to Amcor on May 20 following hundreds of complaints from the local community, an extensive six week odour surveillance exercise by EPA Officers and further discussions with the company about implementing measures to reduce the impact of odour in and around Alphington.Read more
EPA officers will be in the field six days a week for extended periods of time including from 8.30 am to 10.00 am each morning.
EPA acting chief executive officer Chris Webb said a targeted monitoring campaign will assist in determining the level and extent of the problem.Read more
Under the contract, Leighton Contractors will design and construct the paper machine building, stock preparation building, product store waste paper yard, mill offices, control room and other ancillary works.Read more
MAJIQ Inc. ("MAJIQ"), a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc., is pleased to announce that Amcor Australasia ("Amcor") has selected MAJIQ to deliver a full order to cash solution for the Botany and Petrie mill operations.
Amcor Australasia, headquartered in Hawthorn, Australia, is a leader in responsible global packaging solutions supplying a broad range of fibre, metal and glass packaging products to enhance the products consumers use in everyday life.Read more
Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas won a commendation in the ‘Carbon Reduction Cost Saving Award - over 250 employees' category for successfully making cost savings by finding innovative ways to cut carbon emissions and internally manage their carbon footprint.
Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas also won the award for ‘Most Promising New Low Carbon Product / Service Award - over 250 employees' for the business that has developed innovative new products or services for the low carbon marketplace.Read more