Month: September 2008

Defence & Security

Transport & Logistics

Closing out terrorism by tracking criminality

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEd0Jgvjw30] Australian port and maritime security agencies are tracking criminal activity in an effort to identify security weaknesses that terrorists might also exploit. “Criminals and their activities tend to reveal vulnerabilities in maritime regimes and processes that could be exploited by terrorists,” says Paul Retter, Executive Director of the Federal Government’s Office of Transport Security.…

11 Sep 2008, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Spot iron ore trade set for more growth

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp3A7cD-grs] The spot market trade in iron ore will continue to grow but will not replace term contracts, says Kamal Naqvi, Head of Hedge Fund Coverage for Credit Suisse’s Commodities Group. “Over time we’ll see this as part of the process of further development of the iron ore market, much as we’ve seen in a…

11 Sep 2008, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Dr Nikki Williams to Discuss Reality of Carbon Capture and Storage

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNoOvSwHgro] As climate change is a global problem, unilateral actions taken by Australia will fail to make an impact on global emissions without the deployment of low emission technologies in China and India, says Dr Nikki Williams, CEO of the NSW Minerals Council. “China is now the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Unless we…

11 Sep 2008, by Test Test