Tag: environment

Mining & Resources

Where is the Asia-Pacific LNG market headed?

If Australia is to meet its target of becoming the world's largest producer of LNG by 2018 - as suggested by many experts - it's essential that the local LNG sector has the right infrastructure in place. This is especially crucial given that the demand for the energy source is set to surge in the…

2 Apr 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Rail

Mining projects still governed by pre-reform environmental processes

By: Matthew Goodfellow, Director, MRG Environmental  The Queensland government has undertaken various environmental reforms in recent years.  These reforms aim to streamline the environmental assessment process by developing a licensing model that is proportionate to the risk of the activity whilst providing flexible operational approvals for industry.  Ultimately, the reforms hope to simplify the complex…

20 Jan 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Post event wrap-up: Katherine Regional Mining & Exploration Forum

Over 120 mining executives and professionals attended the recent Katherine Regional Mining and Exploration Forum and contributed to the event’s tremendous success. The forum offered local businesses the opportunity to talk openly with mining and exploration company representatives, fellow suppliers and other interested parties about the opportunities and challenges of exploration in the region. Opportunities…

20 Jun 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

The Impact of Australia’s Carbon Pricing on Transport

By Kym Lennox, Principal Consultant, The Tipping Point Institute* Australia has finally defined its starting point as a 21st century economy. The competitive dge to provide an improved quality of life is now directly linked to the efficiency of resource use. The metric to measure this efficiency across industry, between companies and countries is carbon.…

1 Aug 2011, by Informa Australia