Sustainability

Minister for Cities joins Smart Cities Week

19 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Smart Cities Council ANZ

Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge will share his vision for smart, connected cities at the opening plenary at Smart Cities Week.


Are property and infrastructure owners ready for the autonomous future?

15 October, 2018 by Stephen Taylor | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

From driverless vehicle trials and utopian visions of on-demand transport to dire news about predicted job losses, automated vehicles (AVs) are making news.


Australia unprepared for AVs — research report

15 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

Australian property and infrastructure owners are not prepared for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and risk significantly devaluing their assets, Arcadis report reveals.


Record-breaking attendance at All-Energy Australia 2018

10 October, 2018

More than 8500 visitors attended this year's All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, exploring the latest in government policies, renewables and clean energy technology.


Industry comes together for IoT Impact conference

09 October, 2018 | Supplied by: IoT Alliance Australia Ltd

One month after the launch of IoT Impact, Australia's largest IoT (Internet of Things) conference and exhibition, the inaugural event has been hailed a big success.


Artwork made of ocean plastic on display at Customs House

09 October, 2018

An art installation comprising 2255 orange spheres made from 120 kg of ocean debris has been suspended from the ceiling of Sydney's Customs House.


'Father of photovoltaics' accepts Global Energy Prize

08 October, 2018

UNSW's Professor Martin Green has received the Global Energy Prize, in recognition of his research, development and educational activities in the field of photovoltaics.


5 tips for planning your CSR/sustainability strategy

04 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Landcare Australia

The report 'Planning Your CSR Strategy and Making it Work for Your Business' pinpoints the challenges businesses face in implementing CSR/sustainability programs.


WMAA addresses committee on Qld waste levy

04 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Aust

WMAA CEO Gayle Sloan represented industry in a public hearing on Queensland's Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill.


Catalyst helps split water molecules for hydrogen fuel

03 October, 2018

Breaking the bonds between oxygen and hydrogen in water could be a key to the creation of hydrogen in a sustainable manner.


Industry initiative to harness the power of consumer energy

03 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

The Distributed Energy Integration Program will see the whole of the energy industry working together to harness the potential of consumer-owned energy.


Major Sydney venues go green

26 September, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The operators of some of Sydney's most popular venues have caught the sustainability bug, implementing technologies and procedures to reduce waste, emissions and costs.


Canberra virtual power plant wins top engineering award

20 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Reposit Power

A virtual power plant from Reposit Power has been recognised as one of the most innovative and outstanding engineering projects of 2018.


A national vision for Australia's cities

20 September, 2018

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities has tabled its report on the development of cities, calling for a national plan of settlement.


Legume could serve as 'drought fodder' for cattle

19 September, 2018 | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

The legume leucaena may offer a profitable and environmentally sustainable fodder option for cattle producers in dry, tropical regions.


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