Sustainability

Chief Scientist calls for carbon capture and storage

19 February, 2020

Carbon capture and storage is absolutely critical, according to Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel.


UNSW researchers awarded millions in funding

18 February, 2020

The CRC-P Program has awarded UNSW Sydney researchers with millions in grants across projects including recycled waste plastics, solar technology and cobalt production.


Cities call for climate change urgency

14 February, 2020

The City of Melbourne has called on state and federal governments to take urgent action on climate change and is considering fast-tracking initiatives that have the greatest impact on carbon emissions reduction.


ARBS 2020 finalists revealed

12 February, 2020

The ARBS 2020 Industry Awards recognise the extraordinary talent within the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and building services industry.


Sugar ant pee preference may reduce greenhouse gases

10 February, 2020

Sugar ants nocturnally forage on urine to extract nitrogen molecules, some of which could end up in the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide.


Smart standards for smarter cities

10 February, 2020 by Daniel Chidgey* | Supplied by: Standards Australia

In 2020, Standards Australia is ramping up its work alongside government, industry, academia and relevant stakeholders to help make smart cities a reality.


Arcadis launches new digital business

05 February, 2020

Arcadis has launched Arcadis Gen — a new global digital business to help secure its position as a leading provider of data-driven products and solutions across the natural and built environment.


Algae biotech research facility to launch in Noosa

04 February, 2020

Biotech start-up Provectus Algae will open a new research and development foundry in Noosa next month to further its groundbreaking work with algae as a platform to grow biologics.


Infrastructure matters: shifting towards smart mobility

04 February, 2020 by Jacqui Banks, Melbourne City Exec — Arcadis Australia Pacific | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

Connected and autonomous vehicle technologies offer exciting advantages for the future if transportation system owners and operators stay ahead of the curve.


Tesla purchase part of Caspak's futureproofing strategy

03 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Caspak Products Pty Ltd

Flexible packaging provider Caspak Australia is futureproofing its business by prioritising sustainability and innovation.


Post-fire logging will have catastrophic consequences, says ecologist

31 January, 2020

A world-leading ecologist has issued a dire warning of the terrible consequences of post-fire logging. The practice could have catastrophic environmental consequences.


Australian cleantech industry tackles the climate crisis

31 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Nectar Creative Communications

Energy, water, waste, built environment, transport, agriculture and manufacturing will all be discussed at this year's cleantech event.


CSIRO to steer nation on climate change strategies

30 January, 2020

National science agency CSIRO will deliver bushfire and climate change resilience measures to help prepare Australia for future years of extreme fire conditions.


Port of Newcastle gains EcoPort status

23 January, 2020

Port of Newcastle has been certified as an EcoPort under the global environmental and sustainability standard for the ports sector.


Insights 2020: Rafael Koenig, Weidmüller Australia

21 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Weidmuller Pty Ltd

Rafael details how Weidmüller is helping Australian companies adopt advanced manufacturing capababilities and discusses some key trends for 2020.


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