The Business of Climate Change

Current climate change projections call for average global temperatures and sea levels to rise, with attendant increasing risks of flooding and variability with regards to weather… the coming changes could minimise the ability to utilise land and secure resources, challenging and changing the business landscape as well as the physical one.

Changing Approaches to Accommodate a Changing Climate

Save vs. Spend

Debt, both public and private, can be used productively to build a credit reputation or can be used to bolster growth strategies. It can even become net productive by resulting in income or profit that can offset the cost of borrowing in the first place. For example, an investment in new equipment or new technology can increase commercial-industrial activity and bring with it return.

How Australians’ Budgets are Adding Up

Leading the Way in Fire Protection

Spectrum Fire & Security specialises in designing and installing fire and security systems to protect people and property. The company also tests for compliance and provides service and maintenance for existing systems. From its headquarters in Auburn, New South Wales, the company develops cost-effective security solutions with a customer-focussed style.

Spectrum Fire & Security

Caring for Community Safety

Clearly, those of us who live and work in the major metropolitan areas are less likely to suffer the awful consequences that can follow a bushfire. Even we, however, are by no means immune to their dangers…

Fire & Rescue NSW

After the Boom

Here is a good example of a company with foresight, able to see the likely end of the boom in Australia’s minerals and resources sector…

MizCo

Innovative Engineering Solutions

The Fraser Engineering Group is the largest manufacturer of custom-made fire and rescue vehicles in the Southern Hemisphere. When we spoke with General Manager Martin Simpson, he said that, although known for fire engines, this engineering and manufacturing company can, will and has produced anything asked of it. Innovation is its middle name.

Fraser Engineering

Experts in Large-Scale Projects

In business for 25 years and with hundreds of years of combined experience among its staff, Glascott Landscape & Civil Pty Ltd has earned the respect of countless clients as it continues to deliver high-quality large-scale commercial, residential communities, infrastructure, parks and playgrounds, streetscapes and other projects.

Glascott Landscape & Civil

Local Expertise for its Local Community

Few building companies have the capacity, skill and experience to take on projects of any size and, working from the ground up, see them through to completion. MPH Carpentry and Construction, a locally owned and operated construction company out of Australia’s Northern Territory, can do just that.

MPH Carpentry and Construction

Optimal Industrial Noise Control Solutions

In a work environment, reducing noise levels is a priority to prevent distraction and increase safety. For the last decade Flexshield has provided quality noise control and soundproofing products and services as well as a comprehensive range of safety and operational solutions, and has become a market leader in its field.

Flexshield

Improving Collaboration on Construction Projects

Not so long ago, the construction industry relied on paper documents to get the job done. With some projects requiring truckloads of documents (literally!), locating a single paper within this information overload was like finding a needle in the proverbial haystack – practically impossible.

Newforma

The Business of Climate Change

Current climate change projections call for average global temperatures and sea levels to rise, with attendant increasing risks of flooding and variability with regards to weather… the coming changes could minimise the ability to utilise land and secure resources, challenging and changing the business landscape as well as the physical one.

March 24, 2017, 1:16 AM AEDT

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