Tag: Sustainable development

Energy & Utilities

The Present and Future of Australia’s Renewable Energy Sector with Mark Twidell from Tesla

Australia has seen substantial growth in the renewable energy sector in the 21st Century.  8-10% of Australia’s total energy is currently supplied by its diverse renewable energy industries, covering numerous energy sources and scales of operation. In the lead up to Informa’s 2nd annual Disruption & The Energy Industry Conference (30 - 31 August 2016,…

29 Jul 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Opinion: Sustainability – what it means

Antony Sprigg*, the CEO of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council, discusses the idea of sustainability and ways the transport and logistics industries can implement more sustainable initiatives. Sustainability is a word that means many things to many people. Importantly, it is ultimately not a vogue word, but rather a concept which should always be tested, revisited…

1 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Diversification – Key to growing regional cities during mining sector slowdown

The rapid growth of the mining industry in the Pilbara has encouraged the growth of the region. Despite the current slowdown in the mining sector, the Pilbara Development Commission is working closely with the resources industry and encourages different sectors to team up to sustain regional cities and towns, and develop industries further. Dr Ken…

4 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights