Engineering, architecture and environmental consulting company GHD is responding to growing market needs for experienced tunnelling professionals by appointing Evan Stamatopoulos as its Major Projects Executive - Tunnels.
In an Australian first, senior executives from the banking, finance and related industries will join environmental regulators at the Environmental Bankers Association of Australasia (EBAA) Roundtable in November.
Expert advice to help developers design and construct commercial buildings that use up to 70% less energy than the average building is available through a new program launched on Monday.
On 23 October, Minister for the Environment Tony Burke announced the establishment of a National Sustainability Council (NSC) for Australia.
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has announced the launch of its global training and certification program, EcoXpert, into the Australian market. The program has been developed to aid electrical contractors diversify and grow their business.
The UK-based environmental firm SLR Consulting has recently carried out work on two waste and resource management projects on behalf of the Western Australian Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC).
Masdar has announced the awarding of the design and construction contract for its new headquarters complex, which will also house the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The headquarters will be one of the most advanced, sustainable, multiuse complexes in the United Arab Emirates.
SLR Consulting Australia has announced the merger-acquisition of GSS Environmental (GSSE), an Australian provider of environmental consulting and project management services to clients in the mining, minerals, land development and natural resource sectors.
The ProfitAccelerator sustainability guide identifies potential opportunities that the carbon legislation will bring and highlights the financial benefits of adopting sustainable business practices.
Since November 2010, construction has been underway at AUT University for the city campus’s new sustainable learning complex, the WG Precinct. It has been a long wait, with planning having begun in 2006, but the project is nearing completion and will officially open in February 2013.
The latest figures that show Australia’s growth rate has risen to 1.5% are “alarming”, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).
Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) has announced the appointment of its board of directors. The nine-member board comprises seven industry members and two independent directors: Mark Mackay, Chairman, ANZRP; and Martin Stokie, Partner, PwC Australia.
The newly published ISO 14045:2012, ‘Environmental management - Eco-efficiency assessment of product systems - Principles, requirements and guidelines’, describes the principles, requirements and guidelines for eco-efficiency assessment for product systems.
The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has called on the Australian Government to provide leadership in building the sustainability skills that will ensure a safe, productive and sustainable future.
A new report from carbon analytics firm RepuTex indicates that last week’s announcement of plans to link Australian and European carbon pricing schemes is set to save liable Australian companies $2.5bn over five years.