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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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Eclipse Resources' final appeal denied

Eclipse Resources' final appeal denied

The long-running court battle between Perth waste management company Eclipse Resources Pty Ltd and the Western Australian government has come to a close.

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New biorefinery seeks to transform Bundaberg Rum waste

New biorefinery seeks to transform Bundaberg Rum waste

Biohub developer Utilitas is seeking to repurpose the soon-to-be-retired Bundaberg East Wastewater Treatment Plant in Queensland with the aim of forming a world-leading biotechnology and education hub.

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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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Setting torque benchmarks

Setting torque benchmarks

Bonfiglioli is introducing its new 300M range of planetary gearboxes, which is says achieves greater torque without increasing the size of the gearbox, to produce greater performance, efficiency, and cost saving for many industries including bulk materials...

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Green light given to ban bag

Green light given to ban bag

Lightweight, single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned in Western Australia from July 1 next year.

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