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Month: March 2024


Why Australia needs dementia friendly ambulances

Transport by ambulance can be a distressing experience for people with dementia. Noisy, enclosed, and unfamiliar, the environment can exacerbate symptoms, destabilise a person’s psychological health and, in severe cases, cause delirium. This adds an extra layer of complexity to the individual’s healthcare, sometimes overshadowing the initial treatment being sought. To address this, Paramedic Lindsay…

22 Mar 2024, by Amy Sarcevic

Energy & Utilities

Making Australia’s Midwest more attractive to inbound clean energy investors

Australia’s Midwest is globally recognised as a hotbed for clean energy infrastructure, given its complementary wind and solar penetration profile, significant land area, and proximity to north Asian trading partners. Despite this, the region has seen less inbound investment than the likes of Pilbara and Australia’s South West. Gilbert + Tobin Partner, Clare Pope –…

21 Mar 2024, by Amy Sarcevic


What does Amplar Health’s new Group Lead have in store for the organisation?

In November 2023, Robert Read joined Amplar Health during a busy period of growth for the organisation. In the year leading up to his appointment, the organisation delivered more than 1.6 million virtual health interactions. Meanwhile, the My Home Hospital initiative – delivered by the Calvary Amplar Health Joint Venture on behalf of SA Health…

5 Mar 2024, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

Keeping the earth moving – how Komatsu has altered its business model to relieve pressure on coal producers

VISIT LONGWALL WEBSITE   The last few years have seen significant pressure on Australian coal producers, with inflation, extreme weather, and government royalty hikes adding further weight to the industry’s labour, financing and energy costs. While the sector makes necessary adjustments to preserve profit margins, Komatsu - a global manufacturer and distributor of earthmoving and…

4 Mar 2024, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

The perfect spot for a mineral sands separation facility, but no mine in sight

At conferences, Brett Hoyle of Currumbin Minerals, often gets asked why his company developed a mineral sands separation plant hundreds of kilometres from the nearest mine. His answer is surprisingly simple. “Firstly, it’s the legacy of our founder, Alfred Newman, who had a passion for black sand on local beaches, back in 1929. It’s a…

1 Mar 2024, by Amy Sarcevic