It’s been some time since ‘alternative’ energy became mainstream. Today’s technicians search for efficient (and cost-efficient) means of producing alternative or renewable energy as assiduously as alchemists once sought means of turning base metals into gold…

December 19, 2014, 9:50 PM EST


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In Focus


Seeing Things Differently »

Established as a family-owned business in Queensland in 1979, BMD Group has grown significantly, becoming one of Australia’s largest privately owned construction, design and land development companies.


Where There’s Muck »

The use of landfill gas as fuel is not exactly new. But as concern over climate change rises in parallel to bills for conventional energy consumption, this is a technology whose time has very much come.

Landfill Gas Industries

Family Fortunes »

The secret of this company is its size – although The Motive Group sounds like a major corporation, it is a family-run business with all the relatives pitching in to provide products and services for the mining industry.

The Motive Group

Investing in People »

Forty-two years of history is claimed by Rockpress Pty Ltd. The company is a major manufacturer and fabricator of metal products for a wide range of industries and applications – particularly the transport market. We spoke with Marketing Manager Allan Mortensen about one of Queensland's most respected metal fabricating operations.


Casting Done to Perfection »

In the demanding world of foundry moulding and casting, products need to be precision made and last for years. Few companies realise this better than North Queensland based Northern Iron & Brass Foundry Pty Ltd. Offering free, no-obligation quotes, the company wide range of services and capabilities ensures it is able to meet the casting needs of all clients.

Northern Iron & Brass Foundry

Powering Remote Mines »

When it comes to off-the-grid solutions providing affordable, sustainable energy with little or no carbon footprint compared to traditional sources such as coal, oil and gas, most people think of technologies such as solar being applied primarily to household consumers. While cleaner sources of energy such as solar and wind power are proving to have solid applications in residential settings in bo

Sustainable Solar Solutions

Piping Hot »

Global Pipe's title pretty much tells the whole story. From its base in Victoria this company can supply a pipeline for just about any application you are ever likely to need. Global is essentially a sales and service organisation rather than a manufacturer, offering the ranges of two of the world's top pipe makers in fibre reinforced plastic and another range of HDPE pipe.

Global PipeGlobal Pipe

Powering the Processes of Industry »

The company provides access to premium, reliable and competitively priced mobile lighting towers, diesel generators, Siltbuster water solutions, and Mobile truck wheel wash and dust control equipment, supplying brands that are internationally recognised. PR Power's range of equipment has been extensively researched and tested to ensure quality, reliable products are available for use in a wide ra

PR Power

The Recyclist »

Worth Recycling's Manager, George Cooper, says the company is also adept at dealing with solid wastes, collecting, recycling and re-using according to the materials involved.

Worth Recycling

Three Business Units, One Focus on Innovation »

From its humble beginnings in a Sydney home office in 2006, Saxons Group has grown to serve over one hundred public and government companies throughout Australia. It now covers three core businesses and a strategic group, enabling an end to end IT implementation, training, service and support for small to medium size businesses.

Saxons Group
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Journey Planner »

Corporate Travel Management (CTM) recently celebrated its 20th birthday in fine style. One of Australasia's top business agencies, it is continuing to grow, to garner awards, and to buck the trend in Australia, according to its Chief Executive Officer of Australia and New Zealand, Laura Ruffles.

Corporate Travel Management
Primero Group

On Time Delivery »

On Time Delivery Primero GroupBy John Boley View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Primero is particularly adept at handling small to medium-sized EPC projects including onshore gas processing and compression facilities, minerals processing (hydrometallurgical plants and processing), and hydrocarbon storage and distribution facilities. The group is led by Managing Director Cameron Henry, who earlier t

Primero Group

Leading Light »

Damien Englebrecht was a diesel fitter by trade – until, in 2007, he set up a company offering labour hire...

Redpath Australia

Breaking New Ground »

Australian mining contractor Redpath offers a number of services for Australia’s mining industry sectors, with a focus on underground services including metalliferous and coal mine access, mine development, raiseboring, shaft sinking, and civil infrastructure projects, such as road, rail, water and sewage tunnels.

Redpath Australia

Serving Australia’s Underground Coal Mines »

With a highly skilled team backed by decades of experience, RUS Mining Services Pty Ltd (RUS) serves the needs of Australia’s coal mining industry...

RUS Mining

The New Wave of Cybercrime »

Hackers and cybercriminals pose a serious threat to new and existing technological systems. As technology advances at a rapid pace, vulnerabilities are easily exposed and capitalised upon, requiring the quick, successful response by security firms and governments to protect national security and intellectual property.

How Hackers are Changing the Spy Game