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Month: September 2012

Mining & Resources

Wind energy myths debunked

Australia has many of the world’s best wind resources. With the 20/20 RET and CPRS (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme), the prevalence for wind and the percentage wind contributes to our total energy should be higher. Yet public opposition to wind farms in Australia is enormous. Claims of adverse health impacts and reduced land values have…

21 Sep 2012, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Rail and resource heavyweights come together at Heavy Haul Rail 2012

The 2nd Annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference, which took place on the 28th – 29th August 2012 in Newcastle, saw 220 representatives from across the rail and resource sectors converge on Newcastle to discuss exciting plans for rail infrastructure to support the mining industry in the years to come. Once again, the event was a…

3 Sep 2012, by Informa Insights