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Property innovation and excellence in the spotlight

15 February, 2013

From shopping centres to schools, and from hospitals to heritage-listed offices, 108 finalists from around Australia have been named in the 2013 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards.

Winning engineers take centre stage for award launch at Powerhouse Museum

12 February, 2013

The Sydney Division of Engineers Australia launched the Engineering Excellence Awards Sydney 2013 (EEAS) last week at the Powerhouse Museum in conjunction with the opening of an interactive exhibit of last year’s award-winning entries.

Solar charger a green tech success

06 February, 2013

A former winner of a green tech award has struck success both locally and overseas with its in-house designed MPPT solar charger. Sydney-based electronics manufacturer GSL Electronics won one of the inaugural 2009 Consensus Green Tech Awards which will again be presented in April this year.

Arup named finalist in 2013 BRW Client Choice Awards

05 February, 2013

Global design and engineering firm Arup has been named a finalist in four categories in the prestigious 2013 BRW Client Choice Awards. This is the company’s third consecutive year of reaching the finals.

Call for nominations - United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards 2013

04 February, 2013

Nominations for the 2013 United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards are now open nationally.

Canberra home to one of the world’s most liveable office buildings

01 February, 2013

The Canberra office of fitout and reburbishment company ISIS was recognised as one of the world’s most liveable buildings at the 2012 International Livable Buildings Awards.

WA start-up wins international sustainability award

21 January, 2013

A new Western Australian sustainability consultancy, SUSOP, has won an international award recognising its innovative approach to helping resource companies improve their contribution towards achieving sustainable development.

Pam Keating legacy award

16 January, 2013

Pam Keating passed away under tragic circumstances in early 2009, but her significant contribution to the environment and waste management sectors lives on, both through the legacy of her work and foundation of the WMAA Pam Keating Award.

‘Green steel’ inventor wins innovation award

20 December, 2012

Professor Veena Sahajwalla has won the $30,000 top prize in the Innovation Challenge awards run by The Australian.

Man-made islands and other sustainable designs

14 December, 2012

In October 2012, Hassell attracted international attention for its visionary sustainable design ideas at the World Architecture Festival (WAF). The company took away three awards and a commendation - the most of any participating design firm.

Fuel-saving invention takes out national innovation award

14 December, 2012

An invention that uses waste engine heat to cut car fuel consumption has won Deakin University engineer Frank Will a national innovation award.

GHD cleans up at Consult Australia Awards

10 December, 2012

Engineering, architecture and environmental consulting company GHD has been recognised at the 2012 Consult Australia Awards for Excellence.

Victorian science prizes awarded for sustainability

06 December, 2012

The Victorian Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business, Louise Asher, has announced two winners of this year’s Victorian Prize for Science and Innovation and 12 winners of the Victorian Fellowship. Three of the award winners won for their efforts in sustainability.

Airport Link design team receive highest honour in Bentley awards

06 December, 2012

The team responsible for the design of the Brisbane Airport Link projects - the Parsons Brinckerhoff and Arup Joint Venture (PBAJV) - received the ‘Special Recognition Award for Sustaining our Society’ at the Bentley 2012 Be Inspired Awards on 14 November in Amsterdam.

Awards for Sydney businesses going green

05 December, 2012

DEXUS Property Group and Buildcorp are the latest organisations recognised in the City of Sydney’s CitySwitch Green Office Awards, thanks to measures such as solar panels, improved computer management and lighting.

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