City of Broken Hill

One visit to the rather isolated NSW city of Broken Hill and you’ll discover that it’s anything but the dusty old mining village of yore.  While the city still boasts a thriving mining industry, it has also evolved to become a cultural and social mecca, actively developing interests in the tourism and film industries.  With its vibrant red landscape in contrast with its vast cerulean skies, Broken Hill’s isolation becomes not a hindrance, but a beckoning for explorers and artists alike.

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Any of you with ancestors from Yorkshire will recognise that expression. And, says Peter Dyson of Moltoni Energy, it really is true. For example, the garbage in the bin outside your home can provide 14 percent of your electricity needs. Municipal solid waste (MSW) is an energy resource so far ignored in Australia that could be a win-win solution to much of the nation’s energy and emission-reduction needs. It’s carbon tax time, don’t forget.

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Ngarda Civil & Mining

Australia in general and WA in particular is not short of indigenous contracting companies, but Ngarda is unusual in being bigger. Ngarda Civil & Mining is the largest Indigenous owned and operated contracting company in Australia.

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Total Drilling Services

In the demanding field of drill and blast work, high performance is crucial. Whether the project involves such diverse areas as mining, road work, tunneling, dams, and structural demolition, Total Drilling Services Pty Ltd has the experience, tools, and professionalism to get the job done right.

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JBA Urban Planning Consultants

JBA Urban Planning Consultants is the leading independent expert planning consultancy in New South Wales, with five specialist teams (research and advice, strategy and plan-making, metropolitan projects, industry and infrastructure, coastal and regional) composed of more than 30 planners working collaboratively with clients, co-consultants, government agencies, the community and other stakeholders to ensure planning outcomes are balanced and sustainable.

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Maritime Constructions

Big Fish in a big pond. Given the vast areas of water surrounding our continent-country, you would perhaps expect it to be an ultra-competitive place to do business. But according to Simon Giessauf, general manager – corporate at Maritime Constructions, it’s not quite as shark-infested as one might think.

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The experience of purchasing a new home can be exhilarating. Unfortunately for many buyers, it can also be overwhelming and complicated. It requires not only an intense selection process of personal preferences including location, style and finishes, but also tedious applications, contracts and legal requirement processes.

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Morris Bray

The Morris Bray Group offers a strategic portfolio of architectural services to the property industry. First formed in 1974, the two main entities are Morris Bray Architects Pty Ltd and Innervision Pty Ltd. Situated in Crows Nest, the company operates in a studio environment with a focus on communication and personal service.

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Making Sense of Management

Management is the art, or science, of getting things done through people. Sounds fairly straightforward – except for the fact that people are not robots waiting to do our bidding. People have their own minds, motivations, and goals. So how do managers keep operations – and the people behind them – running as planned?

January 16, 2019, 3:59 PM AEDT