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Monday 08 July, 2002

Brambles Industries

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Brambles Industries PLC
8 July 2002


BRAMBLES ANNOUNCES SALE OF WASTE ENERGY PARTNERS


Brambles has completed the sale of its US-based Waste Energy Partners business
for a total consideration of US$10.5 million.  The business has been purchased
by the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority, a local government body.

Waste Energy Partners is a single site waste to energy operation located in
Baltimore, Maryland The operation was part of the former ENSCO business but was
not included in the sale of the ENSCO hazardous waste operation which took place
in June 2001.

The sale price for the business has been received in cash. The sale will not
have a material effect on the Group's earnings.


8 July 2002


For further information, contact:

London

All enquiries     Richard Mountain, Financial Dynamics      +44 (0) 20 7831 3113


Sydney


All enquiries:    Ron Burke                                 +61 (0) 2 9256 5255
                  Group General Manager, Corporate Affairs  +61 (0) 419 334 452


The Brambles Industries Group is globally headquartered in Sydney, Australia.


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