Posts tagged "Z Energy"

Over half of Carbon Zero Bill submitters favour all-gases target

[5 October/The Country] Submitters favoured an all gases target for the Government’s Carbon Zero Bill, however were divided on what that should look like. Around 58 percent of submitters supported a target that would include all greenhouse gases. Around 22 percent favoured a target of net-zero emissions by 2050 for long-lived gases. Around 8 percent...

Synlait, A2 Milk shares hit record high

[29 September/New Zealand Herald] The S&P/NZX 50 Index dipped 0.16 points, or 0.002 percent, to 7913.62. Within the index, 26 stocks fell, 19 increased, and five were unchanged. Turnover was $204 million. Synlait Milk and A2 Milk broke records on regulatory approval to retain Chinese market access for infant formula next year. Synlait Milk rose...

Z biodiesel plant set for testing

[18 December/ NZ Herald] Z Energy has built New Zealand’s first commercial-scale biodiesel plant for a cost of $26 million. The plant will turn inedible tallow into 20 million litres of biodiesel per year, with the potential to scale production up to 40 million litres. Z Supply and Distribution General Manager, David Binnie said the...

LIC appoints new director

[23 October/ NZ Farmer] Livestock Improvement Corporation has appointed the current director and chairwoman of the audit and risk committees of Z Energy, BNZ Life Insurance and the New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency and director of Transpower New Zealand, Abigail Foote as an independent director to its board to replacing Jason Dale, with the...

Z energy plans 21m biodiesel plant

[4 April/ NZ Herald] Z Energy expects to spend $21 million on a biodiesel plant at Wiri, which will process tallow from the meat industry to produce 20 million litres of biodiesel a year, to be mixed with traditional mineral diesel, which if successful could double biodiesel output. Z Energy CEO, Mike Bennetts said the...

Boost for ‘stump to pump’

[25 July/ Rural News Group] Government research assistance is set to be given to a project exploring energy conversion processes from forestry waste. The Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) will support 14 month ‘Stump to Pump’ programme that has been approved by the Ministry for Primary Industries. MPI has approved co-funding of $6.75 million. Stump to...