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GE Renewable Energy unveils its largest onshore wind turbine

GE Renewable Energy unveils its largest onshore wind turbine

GE Renewable Energy have recently unveiled its brand new 4.8-158 onshore wind turbine to date - featuring the largest rotor in the segment, an innovative blade design, offers a significant improvement in Annual Energy Production (AEP), and reduces the...

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What carbon budgets do, and what they can do for your business?

What carbon budgets do, and what they can do for your business?

Playing an increasing role in business strategy and planning, carbon budgets - an allowable amount of emissions within a defined time period - are used to assess regulatory, market, and reputational risks, set goals and track progress. In this article,...

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Cold recycling with foamed bitumen - a pioneering formula

Cold recycling with foamed bitumen - a pioneering formulaLock icon

Resource-saving technologies are in greater demand than ever before. The Wirtgen cold recycling process has been proving its credentials for many years and already meets the demands of tomorrow.

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Unique splicing solutions offer greater availability

Unique splicing solutions offer greater availabilityLock icon

The heart of many a recycling facility is its conveyor system and when a conveyor belt is in need of repair, downtime is undoubtedly cause for concern.

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Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees: really hard, but not impossible

Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees: really hard, but not impossible

The Paris climate agreement has two aims: "holding the increase in global average temperature to well below 2℃ above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5℃". The more ambitious of these is not yet out of reach,...

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Gold Coast's water services implement TaKaDu to boost network efficiency

Gold Coast's water services implement TaKaDu to boost network efficiencyLock icon

The City of Gold Coast is incorporating TaKaDu's solution into its network, which will allow the City's water service to optimise the use of data collected from different sources in order to increase operational efficiency and reduce water loss.

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Grattan report calls for 'capacity mechanism' in Australia's electricity

Grattan report calls for 'capacity mechanism' in Australia's electricity

A new Grattan Institute report has called for preparatory work to begin immediately on a 'capacity mechanism' to ensure reliable electricity supplies with less threat of shortages and blackouts, as well as to encourage investment in new electricity generation,...

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New high-tech electricity-generating yarn unveiled

New high-tech electricity-generating yarn unveiled

An international research team led by scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea has developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted, which could use ocean waves and human...

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Vic government unveils $26m solar funding program for state's hospitals

Vic government unveils $26m solar funding program for state's hospitals

The Victorian government has announced a new $26 million funding program to help the state's hospitals and regional health services install rooftop solar and other energy efficient technologies, to help drive down the health sector's rising power costs....

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CIMIC setting an example for construction & engineering sustainability

CIMIC setting an example for construction & engineering sustainability

CIMIC Group's commitment to sustainability has again been recognised by their inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Australia Index, becoming the only construction and engineering company to receive the acknowledgement.

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