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Redback Technologies' founder joins the API Board of Directors

Redback Technologies' founder joins the API Board of Directors

Renewable energy business Redback Technologies' co-founder and managing director Philip Livingston has joined as the newest member of the Australian Power Institute (API) Board of Directors.

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Legal Eagle: State significant development applications for the waste Industry explained

Legal Eagle: State significant development applications for the waste Industry explained

A state significant development is a type of development which is deemed to be of significance to the state of New South Wales whether it be due to the size or potential impacts that the development may have

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Examining the role of bioenergy in modern power systems

Examining the role of bioenergy in modern power systems

There has been a fair bit of movement in the renewable energy space, from the rapid influx of solar PV, wind, and battery systems, to blackouts in SA and the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station fuelling discussions around how renewable energy can meet...

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The business case for waste to energy projects looks better and better

The business case for waste to energy projects looks better and better

Grid electricity prices have nearly doubled over the past seven years and on the eastern seaboard natural gas prices are rapidly increasing. With little relief in sight from high energy costs and supply security concerns, more and more businesses are...

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Legal experts urge companies to address climate risk or face class action

Legal experts urge companies to address climate risk or face class action

During the Climate Change Liability panel discussion, which was held at the Herbert Smith Freehills' Sydney office, four legal experts have established that the risks of climate change could expose businesses to shareholder class actions.

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Competition issues in purchasing

Competition issues in purchasing

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently denied an application for authorisation from Council Solutions and five Metropolitan Adelaide councils to jointly procure four service streams in South Australia for 17 years. This non-authorisation...

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Energetic's insights: Review of climate change policies

Energetic's insights: Review of climate change policies

Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemical Andrew Liveris recently told the Australian Financial Review that "there's no reason to invest in Australia and every reason to leave - the paradox of an existential energy crisis in an energy-rich nation reflects the...

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WMAA Landfill and Transfer Stations: the eight hidden risks

WMAA Landfill and Transfer Stations: the eight hidden risks

The sessions at the Waste Management Association of Australia's two-day Landfill and Transfer Stations Conference have no doubt been insightful and fascinating, but one exhibitor has also caught Inside Waste's attention, offering not just information...

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APC and Packaging Council NZ partner to drive packaging sustainability

APC and Packaging Council NZ partner to drive packaging sustainability

The Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) and the Packaging Council of New Zealand (PAC NZ) have announced a new collaborative Trans-Tasman agreement to drive packaging sustainability.

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What a waste: strategies to avoid mistakes in contracts and expensive rectification

What a waste: strategies to avoid mistakes in contracts and expensive rectification

Good version control, proper reviewing, and clear lines of responsibility will help ensure you sign the contract you've actually negotiated.

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