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Carbon price cements Wagners future

Cement manufacturer, Wagners Queensland Pty Ltd, will use more than $9.6 million in revenue from the carbon price to slash energy costs and improve its competitiveness.

 
 

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Wednesday, 26 June 2013

IP reforms to improve social return on innovation

The Gillard Government has taken a further step towards strengthening Australia’s intellectual property system with the passage of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2013 through the House of Representatives today.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Carbon price cements Wagners future

Cement manufacturer, Wagners Queensland Pty Ltd, will use more than $9.6 million in revenue from the carbon price to slash energy costs and improve its competitiveness.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Keynote address for Clean Energy Week

Clean Energy Week 2013 keynote address at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Coalition abatement estimates remain imaginary

The Coalition's subsidies for polluters policy took another hit yesterday when Departmental officials gave realistic estimates of how much greenhouse gas abatement could come from soil carbon by 2020.
Friday, 31 May 2013

Energy savings bloom with help from carbon price revenue

More than $1 million in carbon price revenue will help a specialist Tasmanian manufacturer to reduce the carbon emissions intensity of their operations by 39 per cent and save up to $300,000 in energy costs per year.
 

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