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October 15, 2021
7News Mackay News Segment
Video of REACH™ pilot plant at Queensland University of Technology from 7News Mackay
October 14, 2021
Pilot plant turning sugarcane waste into jet fuel, diesel, plastics prepares to flick switch​​​​​​​
Mercurius has teamed up with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to trial the technology onsite in Mackay.
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October 2021
REACH™ pilot plant ready for operation
Commissioning has been completed for REACH pilot plant in Mackay, Queensland, Australia and operations are about to commence.
Mackay biorefinery pilot plant ready for take-off.
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November 14-15, 2019
​​​​​​​Knud Balslev speaking at 2019 California Bioresources Alliance Symposium in Sacramento, California
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November 12-15, 2019
Michael Vevera speaker at Bioenergy Strong 2019 in Brisbane, Queensland Australia
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October 30 - November 1, 2019
Knud Balslev speaking at 2019 Annual ABLC Next in San Francisco, California
July 8-10, 2019
Karl Seck speaking at BIO World Congress 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa
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March 7-8, 2019
Karl Seck at Sustainable Aviation Fuel Summit 2019 in Seattle
February 2019
The REACH™ pilot plant project is greenlighted
Time for this next exciting phase with funding approved by Queensland government and partners ready.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mackay biorefinery pilot plant gets the go-ahead.
​​​​​​​Pilot plant to turn sugarcane waste into biofuel and beer bottles
Dr Darryn Rackemann and Karl Seck examine plant wasteDr Darryn Rackemann and Karl Seck examine plant waste
2018 - 2019
Mercurius launched crowdfunding campaign!
November 07, 2018
Knud Balslev speaking at ABLC 2018 in San Francisco, California
October 17, 2018
Michael Vevera speaking at Bioenergy Strong 2018 in Brisbane, Australia
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September 2018
Voices of Innovation (Podcast)
Karl Seck interviewed in the episode of "Revitalising regional Queensland through biorefining," giving an update on the REACH™ project!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Listen to the full podcast here!
July 17, 2018
Karl Seck speaking at 2018 BIO World Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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February 2018
Queensland News Features
Karl speaks to local news crew about our latest project in Queensland (Mackay and Gladstone).​​​​​​​
Karl Seck visiting the Mackay Sugar plant in Mackay AustraliaKarl Seck visiting the Mackay Sugar plant in Mackay Australia
October 20, 2017
Karl Seck and Michael Vevera speaking at TABBS (The Australasian Bioenergy and Bioproducts Symposium) in Brisbane, Australia!
July 25, 2017
Mercurius Selected to Advance Queensland Bioeconomy​​​​​​​
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March 02, 2017
Karl Seck on Advanced Biofuels panel at 2017 Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC) in Washington, DC.
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