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National approach needed for Australia's water management

National approach needed for Australia's water management

The National Water Reform draft report released by the Productivity Commission has warned that a renewed national water reform agenda is needed in order for Australia to be better prepared for the next severe drought crisis.

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

ARENA is seeking to explore Australia's potential to export renewables such as hydrogen, and is currently inviting researchers and industry participants to help shape its focus for future funding opportunities.

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CEC expresses concern over government plans to retreat from CET

CEC expresses concern over government plans to retreat from CET

Clean Energy Council CEO Kane Thornton expressed concern over reports the Turnbull government is considering stepping away from the Clean Energy Target.

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Who to trust when you can't rely on anybody?

Who to trust when you can't rely on anybody?

For thirty years, politicians have been treating the subject of climate change like they would an impossible teenager. No one knows quite how to deal with them, and the strategy to 'keep your cool and talk them down' keeps changing. They're demanding;...

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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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