The MCG goes carbon neutral

The MCG goes carbon neutral

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is going carbon neutral during its busiest time in September to offset the emissions from venue operations. The stadium and surrounds consume about 1.65 million kWh of electricity during September, which is comparable to the monthly energy demand of 4,000 average Victorian homes. EnergyAustralia will offset all the emissions from […]

Events and conferences General

ISCA Annual Conference and Awards

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) is holding its annual conference and awards event from 16–18 October in Sydney. International speakers from some of the world’s largest infrastructure projects will share their knowledge and experiences. The line-up includes United Nations of Australia President Michael G Smith, Crossrail Sustainability Manager Rob Paris, TransPod Hyperloop CEO […]

Education News

Official training now available for A2/A2L refrigerants

Training for A2/A2L mildly flammable refrigerants has been officially endorsed by the Victorian Registration and Qualification Authority (VRQA). This unit of competency can now be utilised across the nation. Kevin O’Shea, Chairperson of the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) says it’s a big win for technician safety. “Up until now, there were no training competencies endorsed […]

Events and conferences

Corrosion and Prevention 2018 (C&P2018) conference

The Corrosion and Prevention 2018 (C&P2018) conference is slated for November 11 to 14 in Adelaide. Held annually and hosted by the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA), the conference and trade exhibition brings together leading researchers and industry practitioners who combat corrosion on a daily basis. “Showcasing the latest advancements in corrosion mitigation, C&P2018 is the […]

Legislation Updates News

Standards Australia puts faith in young leaders

Standards Australia has announced the 2018-19 participants in its NEXTgen (Young Leaders) program. The program takes emerging industry and technical experts and involves them in the national and international standardisation processes. “The goal of the program is to support the future of standards development through investing in the next generation of standards leaders and experts,” […]

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Energy efficiency and building services jobs survey

Common Capital is working with the Victorian Government on a short but important survey of the national energy efficiency and building services industry. The survey is being distributed through over 20 industry associations across the building and energy services market. It is aimed at organisations involved in the supply management of building materials, appliances, equipment […]