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Member Bulletin ~ 18 September 2020

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Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the following webinars being held during September and October. It would be appreciated if members could also promote these webinars through your networks as appropriate.

  1. ABRI Webinar: “Implementing new packing instructions for transporting mixed loads of batteries: Australian Dangerous Goods Code 7.7”
  2. Future Battery Industries CRC Webinar: “Responsible battery materials – Australia’s competitive advantage”
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ABRI WEBINAR: "IMPLEMENTING NEW PACKING INSTRUCTIONS FOR TRANSPORTING MIXED LOADS OF BATTERIES: AUSTRALIAN DANGEROUS GOODS CODE 7.7"

ABRI invites you to attend a webinar “Implementing new packing instructions for road transport of mixed loads of batteries: Australian Dangerous Goods Code 7.7.  The webinar will provide practical guidance on safe packing of mixed loads of batteries for road transport.  The webinar will be presented by ABRI’s Libby Chaplin and Debra Kirk from the National Transport Commission.

This four-hour webinar (plus 30 minute lunch) has been prepared by ABRI with input from the National Transport Commission and members of the Competent Authorities Panel to ensure that the information provided is consistent with the latest version of the ADG.  The Australian Dangerous Goods Code was updated to version 7.7 in July 2020 for implementation October 2020 with a 12-month transition period to follow.     

The webinar will cover road transport compliance and best practice guidance including topics such as:

  • General safety
  • Choosing a qualified recycler
  • Acceptable containers
  • Packing instructions
  • Placarding
  • Transport and waste approval documentation
  • Managed damaged and defective batteries
  • This to avoid

Who should attend?

This webinar will be relevant to those who are responsible for storage, packing or transport by road of mixed loads of batteries or anyone one interested in safe storage of batteries.

Webinar details

Cost: $95 for non-members or $75 for ABRI members

Optional Dates: The webinar will be delivered twice: Wednesday 21st and Monday 26th October (please indicate your preference when registering)

Times: 10:00am – 2:30pm (includes a 30-minute break for lunch)

Sponsorship: If you would like to sponsor this event, contact us on the link below.

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FBICRC WEBINAR: "RESPONSIBLE BATTERY MATERIALS – AUSTRALIA’S COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE"

The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre and the University of Technology Sydney are hosting an interactive webinar to share the results of their recently released report “Certification and Life Cycle Assessment of Australian Battery Materials – Drivers and Options” and to outline the ambitions for the next four-years of further industry-government-research collaboration.

The webinar will be held on 23 September to discuss the report and the road ahead at an international panel session with:

  • Claudia Becker, Purchasing and Supplier Network Sustainability, BMW (Germany)
  • Jessica Robinson, General Manager, Critical Minerals Facilitation Office (Canberra), and
  • report co-author Elsa Dominish, Research Principal, UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures (Sydney).

Date: Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Time: 4.00pm – 5.00pm AEST

This is a free event and you are welcome to share with others who may be interested.

 

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