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New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes
Residential
Tuesday February 13 2018

New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes

Simple energy efficiency improvements in new housing stock can slash energy bills, cut Australia’s emissions by 10.8 million tonnes, and deliver comfortable and resilient homes, finds...

A Tsunami Hits the Recycling World, and We’ll All Feel it Soon
Green
Tuesday August 22 2017

A Tsunami Hits the Recycling World, and We’ll All Feel it Soon

Whether you felt it or not, the earth shaking actions that unfolded recently will ultimately have an impact on every one of us.

Should We Rethink Sustainable Waste?
Green
Wednesday June 7 2017

Should We Rethink Sustainable Waste?

There’s a sense amongst some facilities management professionals that there’s something rotten in the waste collection services industry.

WA Labor Puts 26 Liberal Projects Under the Microscope
Business
Wednesday May 17 2017

WA Labor Puts 26 Liberal Projects Under the Microscope

As many as 26 projects entered into by the former Liberal government are set to go under the microscope as the new Labour government in that...

Meeting Infrastructure Needs in Remote Communities
Infrastructure
Sunday May 7 2017

Meeting Infrastructure Needs in Remote Communities

Over the past decade, I have worked on projects in the Pacific, Indonesia and on remote mining infrastructure and villages, remote and independent resorts, and for...

Wastewater Testing to Make Smarter, Healthier Cities
Environment
Tuesday March 28 2017

Wastewater Testing to Make Smarter, Healthier Cities

In the hunt for “Big Data” that will underpin smarter cities, the next new discoveries may be found in an unexpected place – our sewers.

Designing Healthcare Facilities to Recycle
Public
Tuesday March 7 2017

Designing Healthcare Facilities to Recycle

Over the past five years or so, some 95 healthcare facilities across Australia and New Zealand have started to recycle PVC medical products and other recyclables...

Is this Australia’s Golden Ticket to Smarten up Construction?
Prefabrication
Tuesday November 15 2016

Is this Australia’s Golden Ticket to Smarten up Construction?

Smarten up construction? Why would we want to do that? Well, if your new phone arrived with scratches, poorly fitting parts and some features not working you...

Nine NSW Rubbish Companies Fined Environmental Infractions
Environment
Wednesday November 2 2016

Nine NSW Rubbish Companies Fined Environmental Infractions

A slew of rubbish companies have been fined more than $113,000 for dodgy environmental practices in Sydney's west.

Environment
Aug 3 2018
QLD:Hinchinbrook Cleanup After Effluent Spill

The Queensland government has been forced to step in and plug a hole in funding which has seen a sewerage treatment plant in the state's north...

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Environment
Jul 20 2018
Sydney Waste Incinerator Plans Refused

A plan to build a controversial waste incinerator in Sydney's west has been knocked back but there are fears a new application could be made unless...

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Environment
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budgets to Clean Up Waste and Asbestos

The environment is getting a clean-up with $196 million in the NSW budget to reduce waste and tackle illegal dumping but climate change has been given...

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Environment
Feb 7 2018
NSW: Thousand Want to Block 'Toxic' Incinerator

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for a proposed "toxic" waste incinerator in Sydney's west to be scrapped.

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Environment
12 Dec, 2017
Proposed NT Toxic Waste Site Clears Hurdle

Australia's first deep toxic waste repository is one step closer to a reality, despite an independent environment body flagging huge environmental and financial risks to the...

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