More than 450 industry stakeholders gathered in Queensland to attend the Powerlink Transmission Network Forum, which discussed key aspects of how Queensland’s future power system will take shape. The forum took place on 3 November 2023 and brought together renewable developers, industry, community and government representatives to share insights and perspectives on the challenges and opportunities associated with the energy […]
Some of Australia’s most respected engineering and climate experts will headline the 2023 Climate Smart Engineering Conference, (CSE23), Engineers Australia’s flagship event to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29 and 30 November 2023. The CSE23 plenary and technical programs will bring the latest in world-leading views and engaging debate on solutions to address climate change, […]
Southern Downs Regional Council has announced that the MySDRCWater customer portal is live, in time for National Water Week. During National Water Week, which falls between 16 and 22 October, Council encourages all Stanthorpe residents with smart water meters to log on to MySDRCWater to track water consumption and detect potential water leaks or any high water use activities. Southern […]
Event Organiser, Talk2 Media, has announced the return of the popular Power + Utilities Leadership Summit and Expo from 7-8 May 2024. Rebranded to Enlit Australia in 2020, the event’s return to its origin, Power + Utilities Australia, follows extensive industry research and feedback from stakeholders. Event Director, Paul Mathers, said that it was an easy decision to make. “This […]
The annual National Water Week 2023 has kicked off, delivered by the Australian Water Association (AWA), the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) and The Water Conservancy. This year’s National Water Week started on 16 October, with the theme ‘United by Water’ celebrating water’s vital role in connecting us all. Water touches every aspect of development, […]
With a nearly sold-out roster of international and Australian suppliers across waste and resource recovery, Waste Expo Australia 2023 promises to be an exciting sourcing platform, and venue for discovering new innovations in the sector. On 25 and 26 October 2023, over 2,300 attendees are expected to pass through the doors of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition centre. While the […]
World leaders including Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, attended the G20 Leader’s Summit in New Delhi to discuss joint responses to the most pressing global economic challenges – including major commitments to the world’s renewable energy transition. G20 leaders discussed global measures to ease cost-of-living pressures, including free, fair and rules-based trade, enhancing supply chain resilience and shoring up food […]
18 different water samples from across Queensland competed in a taste off at the TracWater Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test as part of the qldwater Annual Forum, marking a record number of entries for the annual competition. The winner of the 2023 competition is Fraser Coast Regional Council, with water from the Burgowan Water Treatment Plant getting […]
On October 25-26, free-to-attend Waste Expo Australia will create a platform for industry discussions around the theme of “Advancing Towards Sustainable Resource Recovery”. The annual conference boasts 60 conference sessions and 100 expert speakers covering four streams including Local Government and Policy, Commercial Demolition and Commercial and Industrial (CD&CI), Circular Economy and Waste Innovation, and Waste to Energy; fostering an […]
Water Infrastructure NSW (WINSW) and Hunter Water have invited Hunter residents to join community information sessions on the proposed Lostock Dam to Glennies Creek Dam Pipeline Project and Paterson River Connection project on 22 and 23 August 2023. The drop-in sessions will be held at 11am–1pm and 5–7pm at Tocal Agricultural College on 22 August 2023 and Singleton Library on […]
The 2023 Consumer Engagement Awards shortlist has been announced, with shortlisted organisations including Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Horizon Power and SA Power Networks. Networks engaging with consumers across all parts of their businesses are eligible to compete in the awards. Energy Networks Australia Chief Executive Officer, Dom van den Berg, said that the submissions demonstrated the cultural change within businesses to […]
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has announced its newest state director, who will ensure that Queensland continues to move towards the path to net zero. Keld Knudsen has joinedAPPEA’s Brisbane office as the new Queensland Director, after he previously served a decade with the organisation from 2011–2021. APPEA said that Mr Knudsen has extensive experience in energy […]
Early bird registration is open for Engineers Australia’s flagship conference, Climate Smart Engineering 2023 (CSE23), to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29-30 November 2023. CSE23 is a focal point for debate and knowledge sharing on solutions to address climate change. It will attract experts from a range of professions, industries, government and business sectors. Across […]
Resourcing Tomorrow, taking place in London from 28 – 30 November, has launched the 2023 programme, dedicated to accelerating the energy transition and addressing the challenges of moving towards a cleaner, more sustainable future. Click here to download the full agenda. As it strives to obtain the commodities necessary for electric cars, wind turbines, and other new energy technologies, the world is facing […]
Two of a Victorian utility’s projects have taken home top honour at the annual Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Awards (AILAA) for 2023. Melbourne Water has won both the Victorian Award of Excellence for Land Management for its Lower Werribee Waterways Amenity Action Plan and the AILAA 2023 Victorian Landscape Architecture Award for Infrastructure for its Reimagining Tarralla Creek project. […]
Industrial gas supplier, APA Group, has appointed a new APA Board Director, effective from September 2023. Nino Ficca will serve as an Independent Non-executive Director to the Board of APA Group Limited and APA Infrastructure Limited, effective from 1 September 2023. Mr Ficca’s previous experience includes AusNet Services Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, which he held for more than […]
TasWater’s ‘Wild West Tappers,’ are three-in-a-row champions after their victory on the Sunshine Coast, in a head-to-head time trial to install a tap into a pressurised steel and concrete water main as fast as possible. The pair, Lynden Thurston and Cameron Lusk, were the champions of the Tasmanian Tapping Competition held in Moonah in February 2023. They went on in […]
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