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Iluka to close seven of 14 mines, rebuild in Eucla Basin, SA: concerns on zircon market, rising Aus dollar

Posted by gmarkets on 5 October, 2007

Embattled mineral sands miner Iluka Resources decided on early closure as part of a sweeping review through which it will rebuild itself around its zircon-rich discoveries in South Australia’s Eucla Basin, reported The Australian Financial Review (24/8/2007). Read the rest of this entry »

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Air New Zealand partners with Boeing, Rolls-Royce to test biofuel blend in 747

Posted by gmarkets on 5 October, 2007

Air New Zealand would start ground-breaking aircraft testing of biofuels as early as next year and believed the technology could become commercially viable for airlines sooner than expected, wrote aviation writer Steve Creedy in The Australian (29/9/2007, p.35). Read the rest of this entry »

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India’s “deviant research” roadshow: helping amateur inventors improve lives; Honey Bee Network now repository for more than 10,000 inventions

Posted by gmarkets on 4 October, 2007

Examples of “deviant research”, so called because they were developed by amateurs trying to solve problems that dogged their daily lives, rather than to make money, were outlined in New Scientist (22/9/2007, p.56). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Emissions, Energy, Global, Green Markets 1001, India, Innovation, Transport | 1 Comment »

Proposed Vic enviro protection regs: large commercial and industrial energy, water users to develop Environment and Resource Efficiency Plan (EREP)

Posted by gmarkets on 27 September, 2007

Notice was given in accordance with section ii of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994 of the proposed making of the Environment Protection (Environment, and Resource Efficiency Plans) Regulations 2007, in The Age (21/9/2007, p.17). Read the rest of this entry »

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Melbourne-Sydney flight creates over 80kg greenhouse gas per passenger; green practices help airlines save money, and gain credits

Posted by gmarkets on 20 September, 2007

The airline industry was likely to be included in the Australian carbon trading system, unlike Europe, which at first exempted the industry and was now just considering its inclusion, reported The Australian (15/9/2007, p. 39). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sydney shutdown: Students to march through the city on 5 September along Elizabeth and Goulburn Streets from Belmore Park shortly after 1pm

Posted by gmarkets on 3 September, 2007

“We have a rule of thumb in here. You don’t say it’s quiet, because as soon as you do something will happen,” said the traffic operations control chief, Colin Moore, reported The Sydney Morning Herald (1/9/07, p. 7). Read the rest of this entry »

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Gorgon WA CO2 dump, energy efficiency, nuclear power the way to go, Chevron chief and APEC sponsor, tells APEC leaders

Posted by gmarkets on 3 September, 2007

Efficiency was the world’s cheapest and most plentiful form of new energy, wrote Dave O’Reilly, chair and chief executive of Chevron, in The Australian (3/9/2007, p.16). Read the rest of this entry »

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