Biodiesel Factory Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation2018-05-25T07:18:46+00:00

This factory was reconfigured and brought into operation with the assistance of Jonathon Thwaites in Decemmber 2010.

It now produces some 10,000 to 15,000 litres of biodiesel a week. The biodiesel is purchased by RioTinto in Tom Price and used to make up Ampho (biodeisel/amonium nitrate mix) for blasting.

The used cooking oil is collected by the Asburton Aboriginal Corporation throughout the Pilbara Mining Region and converted into Biodiesel in their factory in Tom Price.

First blast on ASH oil biodiesel in December 2010