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  • Environment
  • 12/07/2024
  • 11:02
NSW Environment Protection Authority

BLUESCOPE STEEL FINED

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued BlueScope Steel Pty Ltd a $15,000 fine after allegedly failing to comply with their Environment Protection Licence, which requires activities to be carried out competently. During refurbishment works, 13 cubic metres of industrial grout escaped from a shipping berth and entered Port Kembla Harbour. The incident occurred after containment controls failed, allowing the grout mixture to discharge into the harbour. NSW EPA Executive Director Operations, Jason Gordon emphasised the importance of all licensees carrying activities in a competent manner to prevent pollution incidents. “In February 2024, BlueScope were reinforcing a shipping berth…

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  • Business Finance
  • 12/07/2024
  • 10:11
Information Services Group, Inc.

New Platforms Let Asia Pacific Insurers Tap Into Growth

Companies adopt modern core systems for agility, faster product rollouts, better decision-making, ISG Provider Lens™ report says SYDNEY–BUSINESS WIRE– Many insurance companies in Asia…

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  • Oil Mining Resources
  • 12/07/2024
  • 10:10
Q2 Metals Corp.

Q2 Metals Updates Private Placement

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / July 11, 2024 / Q2 Metals Corp. (TSXV:QTWO)(OTCQB:QUEXF)(FSE:458) (" Q2 " or the " Company ") is pleased to announce an update to the terms of the non-brokered private placement of units of the Company as announced on July 10, 2024 (the "Offering").The charity flow-through unit portion of the Offering has been updated to reflect an increase in the price of the units being offered from $0.4625 to $0.475 per unit. As such, the charity flow-through unit portion is now…

  • Property Real Estate
  • 12/07/2024
  • 09:55
Openn

Openn Pty Ltd, Openn Tech Ltd, and Openn World Ltd (collectively “Openn”) are proud to announce a new ownership team with a strong background in Australian property and technology. Led by Neil Rose of Tribar Capital, the investment group includes the

With Kalajzich and Lam's expertise in transforming legacy industries with technology, Openn is poised for an exciting evolution. Mark Kalajzich elaborates, "Openn's dedication to empowering real estate agents aligns perfectly with our vision. Openn has always delivered and will continue to deliver outstanding outcomes for home buyers and sellers. We are equally excited about developing strong value for agents, solving pain points in property transactions is our number one priority. Having grown Lendi to become Australia’s number one online home loan platform, we're eager to contribute our experience and support the outstanding Openn team to achieve similar success, particularly in…

  • Science
  • 12/07/2024
  • 09:50
Monash University

Off balance: New studies unravel the climate pattern impacts on the Antarctic Ice Sheet

The Southern Annular Mode andEl Niño-Southern Oscillation are causing large year-to-year variations in Antarctic snow accumulation and surface melt. Findings from two new research papers are supporting efforts to predict how Antarctica will respond to future climate change. Change in the Antarctic creates ripple effects all over the planet, including sea level rise and shifts in weather patterns. New Monash research has untangled the influence of regional climate drivers, including the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) and the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (El Niño), on the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Snow accumulation and surface melting are two important processes that are key to…

  • Energy, Environment
  • 12/07/2024
  • 09:26
Australian Conservation Foundation

Federal investment in clean industries welcome, but handouts to coal need to stop

In response to the announcement of six new grants to cut emissions from industry, the Australian Conservation Foundation’s national climate policy adviser Annika Reynolds (they/them) said: “It’s great to see the federal government helping industrial and manufacturing facilities make the switch to more efficient and cost-effective clean processes, reducing reliance on outdated fossil fuels. “A future made in Australia starts with switching the fuel sources for existing heavy industries and helping big power users like aluminium smelters use energy more efficiently. “This sort of investment is vital for Gladstone, Kwinana, Geelong and other industrial centres so energy intensive sectors can…

  • Medical Health Aged Care
  • 12/07/2024
  • 09:00
National Hypertension Taskforce - Australian Cardiovascular Alliance and Hypertension Australia

Australian Hypertension Taskforce unveils Roadmap to transform high blood pressure control and reduce preventable deaths

Raised blood pressure (BP), also known as hypertension, is a ‘silent killer’ and the leading cause of death in Australia, where it contributes to more than 25,000 deaths each year. It is also the leading risk factor for death from stroke, heart disease, kidney disease, and dementia, yet 68% of Australians with hypertension are uncontrolled. In response to this pressing issue, a Call to Action was published in 2022, leading to the establishment of the National Hypertension Taskforce, launched by Mark Butler MP, Minister for Health and Aged Care. The National Hypertension Taskforce, led by the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance and…

  • National News Current Affairs, Political
  • 12/07/2024
  • 08:47
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Australia

Press Conference Alert: Thousands gather in Western Sydney for Australia’s largest 3-day Muslim convention

Media Opportunity:Live interview of Australian Imams, VIP guests from around the world, volunteers, Muslim scholars, government officials and community leaders. Address:Grand Pavilion, Rosehill Gardens…

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  • Education Training, Government Federal
  • 12/07/2024
  • 08:40
Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA)

A Rise In Government Funded Students Masks A Flaw In The Skills Training System

A 5% rise in the number of government-funded students to 1,256,365 in 2023 masks the fact that government funding allocations limit student choice, with tens of thousands of students across the nation unable to study in their preferred course or with their preferred Registered Training Organisation (RTO). That’s the view of the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent skills training, higher education, and international education providers. Data released this week by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) showed that in 2023, the total number of government-funded students rose by 59,830 to 1,256,365 students,…

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