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Black & Veatch appointed to United Utilities Framework

13 November, 2012

United Utilities has chosen Black & Veatch to support its new Ecology Consultancy Services Framework.

Green roof for desal plant in Victoria

09 November, 2012

Sika has provided the green roof waterproofing membrane for one of Australia’s largest desalination plants that was recently completed in Wonthaggi, Victoria.

First meeting of National Sustainability Council

08 November, 2012

A commitment to provide the public with reliable and easily accessible information and give robust, independent advice to the government on sustainability was a key outcome from the first meeting of Australia’s National Sustainability Council, held on 5 November 2012.

Industrial projects show why it’s getting easier to be green

05 November, 2012

The first two Green Star - As Built ratings for industrial facilities are proof that industrial facilities can be truly sustainable, according to the GBCA.

GHD digs its new tunnel guru

03 November, 2012

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.

Australian-first meeting of major banks and environmental regulators to develop best practice

31 October, 2012

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.

A National Sustainability Council for Australia

30 October, 2012

On 23 October, Minister for the Environment Tony Burke announced the establishment of a National Sustainability Council (NSC) for Australia.

EECA to fund energy-efficient design advice for commercial buildings

30 October, 2012

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.

Schneider Electric and Clipsal launch EcoXpert training program for the Australian market

26 October, 2012

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.

SLR’s waste team supports policy review by WA Government

24 October, 2012

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).

Construction begins on Masdar and International Renewable Energy Agency headquarters complex

22 October, 2012

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 announces merger-acquisition of GSS Environmental

19 October, 2012

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.

Fuji Xerox Australia ProfitAccelerator sustainability guide

09 October, 2012

The ProfitAccelerator sustainability guide identifies potential opportunities that the carbon legislation will bring and highlights the financial benefits of adopting sustainable business practices.

AUT learning precinct is digital, adaptable and sustainable

08 October, 2012 by Lauren Davis

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.

Latest population growth rate figures “alarming”

04 October, 2012

The latest figures that show Australia’s growth rate has risen to 1.5% are “alarming”, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).

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