RESEARCH & REPORTS

Mobile robotics: thinking in terms of fleet productivity is key to success

Mobile robotics: thinking in terms of fleet productivity is key to success

Autonomous mobile robots are causing a paradigm shift in the way we envisage commercial and industrial vehicles. In traditional thinking, bigger is often bigger, because bigger vehicles are faster and are thus more productive.

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Green bond issuance reaches record $197 billion globally

Green bond issuance reaches record $197 billion globally

Global green bond issuance hit a record US$155.5 billion ($197 billion) in 2017 - based on 1500 separate issues, which surpassed previous estimates, and could reach US$250-300 billion ($316.8-$380.1 billion) this year, according to the latest report from...

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Australia's carbon emissions reach highest level on record

Australia's carbon emissions reach highest level on record

The latest environmental report by carbon consultancy NDEVR Environmental highlights that Australia is currently responsible for generating more greenhouse gas emissions than ever before, when unreliable factors like land-use related emissions are excluded....

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Renewables are the key to energy cost savings in mining

Renewables are the key to energy cost savings in mining

Miners could drive down energy costs by up to 50% through the implementation of effective energy management programs, according to a new report from Deloitte.

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North Coast forests offer untapped regional bioenergy opportunity

North Coast forests offer untapped regional bioenergy opportunity

New research suggests there are enough residues in the North Coast's sustainably managed forests and sawmills to power more than 200,000 local homes per year.

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Australia could be world-leader in energy storage development

Australia could be world-leader in energy storage development

A new report released by the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) has found that Australia could be one of the world's leading developers of large and home-scale energy storage systems, despite public uncertainty towards the technology.

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States and regions make progress on climate action

States and regions make progress on climate action

As thousands meet at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference to discuss progress on implementing the Paris Agreement, a new report released recently has found that over 100 of the world's state and regional governments are making significant progress on...

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MobileMuster recycled over a million handsets & batteries in 2017

MobileMuster recycled over a million handsets & batteries in 2017Lock icon

MobileMuster have announced its full year results, growing industry participation, and the volume of mobile phone components recycled through the program.

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CEFC continues to accelerate clean energy investment in 2016-17

CEFC continues to accelerate clean energy investment in 2016-17

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) Annual Report for 2016-17 has been tabled in the Australian Senate, fulfilling an important part of the CEFC's transparency, information sharing and regulatory obligations.

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Arup explores using organic waste as building materials

Arup explores using organic waste as building materials

A new report from Arup demonstrates the potential of using organic waste for the creation of construction engineering and architecture products.

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