Sustainability

'Doing Sustainability' forum

16 May, 2005

The author of Cannibals with Forks, John Elkington from SustainAbility Ltd, will be a keynote speaker at a one-day forum titled 'Doing Sustainability: Moving from How to Why' to be run in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland, 2 to 5 May.


'No guilt' over greenhouse

11 May, 2005

The Kyoto Protocol came into force on 16 February 2005. It demands a 5.2% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from the industrialised world by 2012.


Saving water in the vineyards

03 May, 2005 | Supplied by: CRC for Viticulture

A water-saving Australian vineyard technology has been found to deliver a better glass of Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon


Sustainable design in housing

03 April, 2005 | Supplied by: Davey Water Products

A semi-detached residence at Clovelly in Sydney, which received a Gold Medal in the 2004 Green Building Awards, shows the water-saving solutions which can be adopted in an individual renovation or new home building project


Rockwell drives down energy costs

03 April, 2005 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Rockwell Automation Australia has been commissioned to install an induced draft (ID) fan upgrade at the BlueScope Steel, Port Kembla steelworks plant. Installed in December 2004, the entire upgrade is scheduled to be completed by June 2005


Water in the semiconductor industry

03 April, 2005 | Supplied by: Philips Components Pty Ltd

Philips Semiconductors Philippines in Cabuyao Laguna has developed a system to recycle final rinse water used in its polishers. To do this, the facility operates two systems - one is on standby while the other is in service


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