SUSTAINABILITY

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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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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$5B in renewables projects in the pipeline

$5B in renewables projects in the pipeline

North Queensland's renewable energy sector is expected to boom, what with $5 billion in projects currently in the pipeline to create more than 5000 Megawatts of electricity and support 3200 jobs.

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Hot-wiring microbial communities to boost biogas production

Hot-wiring microbial communities to boost biogas productionLock icon

The use of microorganisms to convert coal, food, agricultural and sewage waste to gas is an upcoming innovation technology in nations across the wealth spectrum due to its simplicity and sustainability. One Australian academic has found a way to hot-wire...

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Replas: recycled plastic manufacturer or sustainability educators?

Replas: recycled plastic manufacturer or sustainability educators?Lock icon

Replas is a company which boasts a range of more than 200 recycled plastic products. From bollards to benches and signage to decking, the company's products keep plastic out of landfill, last more than 40 years, and represent an embodied energy saving...

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Saving a billion litres of water with IoT-based services

Saving a billion litres of water with IoT-based servicesLock icon

WaterGroup is launching a new service aimed at enabling large water users, such as education institutions, recreational centres and care facilities, to save millions in water use, by giving them the power to better identify and rectify water leaks within...

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Wastewater treatment company gets funding boost

Wastewater treatment company gets funding boost

Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt announced this week that The Water and Carbon Group had received a $1.5 million boost from the government's Business Development Fund.

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Better use of aquifers is the key in Broken Hill, not a new pipeline

Better use of aquifers is the key in Broken Hill, not a new pipelineLock icon

Leading Australian hydrogeologists say the proposed $500 million pipeline from the Murray River to Broken Hill will deliver more expensive water than if we took advantage of closer aquifers, which provide plentiful high-quality groundwater supplies.

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Contact lenses and blister packs now recyclable in Australia

Contact lenses and blister packs now recyclable in AustraliaLock icon

Contact lenses and blister packs are now nationally recyclable for the first time, thanks to a partnership between Bausch + Lomb Australia and TerraCycle.

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