PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

EnviroSuite offloads $15M consulting practice

EnviroSuite offloads $15M consulting practice

EnviroSuite Limited have announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell its entire Pacific Environment Consulting practice - including DLA Environmental - to one of the world's leading environmental and sustainability consulting group,...

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Arcadis appointed West Gate Tunnel environmental auditor

Arcadis appointed West Gate Tunnel environmental auditor

Consulting firm Arcadis has won the West Gate Tunnel Project - Independent Reviewer and Environmental Auditor (IREA) Services contract in Melbourne.

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The Finkel Review: seven questions answered

The Finkel Review: seven questions answered

Although the Finkel Review was to be focussed on the National Electricity Market (NEM) and energy security, the politics and media hype following the release of the final Report have obscured the issues, particularly around the merits of the regulatory...

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Avoiding the pitfalls in tenders

Avoiding the pitfalls in tendersLock icon

Waste management contracts are amongst the most significant and critical services contracts in the local government sector because they involve an essential municipal service. They are often long-term contract arrangements, involving multimillion dollar...

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Playing politics with climate change carries a cost - as Australia knows only too well

Playing politics with climate change carries a cost - as Australia knows only too well

The reaction to President Trump's announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement was both global and local.

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Waste Opportunist: Closing the plasticulture loop in QLD (part 2)

Waste Opportunist: Closing the plasticulture loop in QLD (part 2)Lock icon

Last week, we turned our attention to plastics in the Queensland's agriculture sector and the plastic waste challenge. There are however, existing ag-plastic collections that are worth discussing and solutions to take agriculturally sourced waste plastics...

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Waste Opportunist: Closing the plasticulture loop in QLD (part 1)

Waste Opportunist: Closing the plasticulture loop in QLD (part 1)Lock icon

Plastics in agriculture have increased productivity and efficiencies throughout the sector, reducing man-hours on farm and chemical sprays, retaining soil moisture and lowering food production wastage. However, the long-term environmental sustainability...

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Progressing the Paris Climate Agreement: insights and implications for business

Progressing the Paris Climate Agreement: insights and implications for business

Dr Mary Stewart shares some of her insights from the recent Bonn meeting of the UNFCCC, which she attended as SBA's observer on the TEC sub-committee on Innovation and Research, Development and Deployment.

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Reputation: a hidden cost in wastewater discharge non-compliance

Reputation: a hidden cost in wastewater discharge non-compliance

Wastewater discharge non-compliance can be costly - not only will it affect your bottom line profitability through increased charges, fines and increased monitoring costs, it can make future negotiations with your water authority, at best, 'testy'.

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Legal Eagle: A licence holder's rights and responsibilities - recent prosecution in the Land and Environment Court

Legal Eagle: A licence holder's rights and responsibilities - recent prosecution in the Land and Environment CourtLock icon

The holder of an Environment Protection Licence (EPL) under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) has a broad responsibility to ensure it complies with the legislation, regulations and conditions of its licence. The limits to...

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