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Siemens electric eChopper

February 2, 2012 • Business Solutions, News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Orange County designed eChopper, uses Siemens Clean Electric Technology Siemens Australia brings the first fully electrified high-performance motorcycle, the eChopper, to Australia at the Pacific2012 Maritime Exposition in Sydney today. The eChopper electric technology has already been applied to commercial and defence vehicles allowing for innovative

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Linfox – Low emissions fleet

January 23, 2012 • Business Solutions, SustainabilityComments (0)

Recent additions to Linfox’s fleet for Tesco Lotus in Thailand are reducing carbon emissions. In a statement from the company, ‘Eight new compressed natural gas (CNG) Isuzu FR 86 trucks are now contributing to Linfox’s goal to reduce its rate of

COCA-COLA UNVEILS $15 MILLION INVESTMENT IN CHRISTCHURCH

January 23, 2012 • News, Sustainability, World NewsComments (0)

Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand (CCANZ) will undergo a $15 million overhaul, investing in a new technology that will see CCANZ design and self-manufacture its own PET plastic beverage bottles using fewer raw materials. With a further investment of $9 million

Green CSG Claims Rejected

November 11, 2011 • Mining & Resources, SustainabilityComments (0)

In the midst of the CSG debate between gas companies and the Greens, International Energy Agency jumped out and rejected Greens claims that the big coal-seam gas export plants planned for Gladstone could emit as much carbon as coal-fired power plants.

Barcode or Radio Frequency?

October 13, 2011 • SustainabilityComments (0)

This post is originally published on Australian Mining While the impact of wireless technology in warehouse and transportation management was discussed in the late 90s and the industry was quick to “cut the cord” on wired and paper systems, the

Carbon Tax Facing More Opposition From Australian Manufacturers

October 12, 2011 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Opposition for the proposed carbon tax is mounting as Amcor, BlueScope Steel, Boral and multiple Australian manufacturers join resources to oppose the tax. Manufacturing Australia is the recently formed lobby group aiming to delay the carbon tax legislation.

Sustainable Innovation: The Best Answer to Carbon Tax

September 26, 2011 • Business Solutions, SustainabilityComments (1)

Much has been written about the rights and wrongs of the Australian carbon tax, but only a few shed some light on how  manufacturers can benefit from the situation. Visiting Dassault Systèmes executive Bertrand Sicot has the answer: Sustainable Innovation.