Registrations are now open for National Manufacturing Week (NMW), running from 9–12 May 2017 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Increased leaf canopy cover is linked to a significant increase in property values, according to integrated infrastructure firm AECOM.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is heading to Interpack 2017, to be held from 4–10 May, where it will showcase the Save Food Packaging Award winners for Australia and New Zealand.
The managing director of Redback Technologies, Philip Livingston, has become the newest member of the Australian Power Institute's (API) board of directors.
Victoria's sustainability leaders are being urged to enter this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards and to share their insights with people, organisations and companies across the state.
At the Mumbrella CommsCon Awards, Sydney Water received trophies for the Best Government Sponsored PR Campaign of the Year and the Best Corporate Social Responsibility PR Campaign of the Year for the 'Keep wipes out of pipes' campaign.
The tricky and expensive task of accessing knowledge on rehabilitating and preparing to close mining sites has been eased by an online resource developed by University of Queensland scientists and Central Queensland coal mine rehabilitation experts.
The majority of experts surveyed for a study on the future of the world's energy supply consider a global transition to 100% renewable energy to be both feasible and realistic.
Every year, approximately 3 billion hooks are set by the global longline fishing fleet. While setting the lines, albatross and other diving seabirds such as petrels can become hooked or entangled and drown as the longline sinks.
Victoria's water sector is embracing gender diversity with the inaugural Women in Water event, held recently in Traralgon and attended by over 150 women from across the local industry.
Before any large-scale construction project is approved, authorities are certain to require the preparation of a comprehensive environmental impact statement. Unfortunately, for many large construction projects, after approval has been granted, their detailed environmental impact assessment report becomes little more than a document of record.