MBD welcomes $3 million from RDA
21 August 2013
The Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West Queensland (RDA) Committee has welcomed the announcement of funding to the Pacific Reef Aquaculture project in Ayr, a project developed by MBD Energy based on their work with James Cook University. This project has been strongly supported by RDA in the development and advocacy for strategic projects under the Northern Queensland Strategy.
"The RDA Committee welcomes funding for this truly innovative project which will benefit the aquaculture industry and local communities across Northern Queensland," RDA Chairman Paul Woodhouse said.
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Pacific Reef project gathers momentum
From Ayr Advocate Published August 8th 2012
World-first technology in Ayr processing facility
IT IS green, it feels like slimy paper and it is set to become the largest export product from the Burdekin.
It is seaweed and it is the basis of a $1.5 million investment in the world-first technology based at a new processing facility in Ayr.
Australian company, MBD Energy will join forces with local prawn farmer, Pacific Reef Fisheries to grow seaweed in the waste water from prawn ponds.
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