DADI announces giant Sydney energy recovery plant

Date: 9 May 2014

Dial-a-Dump Industries (DADI) founder Ian Malouf has said he will build Australia’s largest energy recovery plant at Eastern Creek in Sydney’s west.

Speaking at the Waste 2014 conference in Coffs Harbour, Malouf said the facility will have a massive 1.2 million tonnes per year capacity, and will complement the existing recycling infrastructure at the site.

While some observers expressed scepticism about DADI’s ability to build such an enormous plant, clearly the company’s existing achievements are a testament to its ability to build large infrastructure quickly.

The new plans rapidly follow in the footsteps of the “Genesis Xero Waste” plant, opened in early 2013 at a cost of $300 million. Sydney’s largest processing facility for construction and industrial (non-putrescible) recyclables, the giant Genesis MRF has the capacity to process up to two million tonnes per year.