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A new deal for urban infrastructure

03 May, 2013

A new coalition of built environment groups, which includes the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), wants a ‘new deal’ for Australian cities.

SLR provides sustainability advice to Port of Melbourne Corporation

29 April, 2013

International environmental firm SLR Consulting has been appointed by Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) in Australia to provide expert advice as part of the port’s three-year sustainability program.

Climate Change Authority invites public input to its caps and targets review

23 April, 2013

The Climate Change Authority today released an issues paper and invited submissions to the Authority’s review of Australia’s targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Earth Day tips from En Pointe Tec

23 April, 2013

22 April was Earth Day. In recognition of this event, IT solutions provider En Pointe Technologies has outlined three quick and easy steps that organisations can implement within their office environment to help them go green.

International acquisitions follow strong growth for Australian environmental firm

16 April, 2013

Independent environmental firm SLR Consulting has announced two international acquisitions: California-based Strategic Engineering & Sciences (SES) and Johannesburg-based Synergistics Environmental Services (Synergistics).

Bridge design ticks all the boxes for sustainability

15 April, 2013 by David Coe, Director, pitt&sherry

In order to deliver true sustainable outcomes for transport infrastructure, it is necessary to consider a broad range of economic, social and environmental aspects. Bridges form an integral part of most transport infrastructure projects and bridge engineers are strongly placed to influence the sustainability outcomes of such projects.

Black & Veatch selects new chairman, president and CEO

05 April, 2013

The Board of Directors of Black & Veatch has selected a new chairman, president and CEO for the company upon the decision of Len Rodman to retire at the end of 2013 after 42 years of leadership, service and dedication to the company.

Australian Green Infrastructure Council rebrands as Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

05 April, 2013

As of 4 April, the Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC) has been renamed the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA).

MWH Global to acquire Outback Ecology

26 March, 2013

MWH Global, a strategic consulting, technical engineering and construction services firm in the wet infrastructure sector, has announced its intent to purchase Outback Ecology, an Australian environmental consultancy associated with the natural resources and mining industry for more than 20 years.

Australian Cleantech Review 2013

19 March, 2013

The Australian cleantech sector is profiled to a greater extent than ever before in a report to be launched this week at events in Perth and Brisbane.

Compressed air audit business expands to meet demand

11 March, 2013

A continuing drive by industry to reduce energy costs has enabled the Energy Efficiency Services (EES) division of Compressed Air and Power Solutions (CAPS) Australia to expand its range of services and increase the number of staff available to carry out the numerous compressed air energy audits it conducts each year.

SLR expands Australian footprint

05 March, 2013

Environmental firm SLR Consulting has strengthened its Australian presence with the opening of a Darwin Office in the CBD (Centrepoint Business Centre).

New workforce development service will help SMEs improve their competitive edge

25 February, 2013

A Manufacturing Workforce Development Service (MWDS) has been formed to specifically work with manufacturing SMEs to support and help them access the Australian government’s National Workforce Development Fund (NWDF).

How green is green? ISO standards can help

22 February, 2013

A new ISO brochure will help both manufacturers and consumer representatives understand how a simple set of rules and guidelines provided by ISO standards can ensure that environmental claims made on products or labels can be trusted.

Steering Australia to sustainability: 2050 and beyond

21 February, 2013

Governor-General Quentin Bryce AC CVO today launched a new book from the Australian Academy of Science, designed to guide Australia’s approaches to long-term economic, social and environmental sustainability.

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