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The Need for Acoustics Application in an Open Plan Office

There was little concern for privacy in the early days of open plan office design as their aim was to foster communication and teamwork. The advantage of accommodating more desks into a single space that doesn’t have the confines of walls and windows was more appealing to companies back then. But after some time [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Environmental Consultant|

Tips to Improve Environmental Performance of Organisations

Business organisations that are looking to manage and enhance environmental performance need to implement a functional environment management system. Duke Environmental are able to offer Environmental management in Brisbane with proven benefits for different businesses as they usher in the new era of sustainable business operations. Organisations are under constant pressure to improve their [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Environmental Consultant|

Choosing an Acoustic Consultant – What to Look for?

Are you planning to build a business premise, residential building or entertainment project? Often you need to put up some private places devoid of all kinds of surrounding noises. For this purpose, you may be required to follow the sound insulation guidelines specified for your locality. Whatever your purpose, an acoustic consulting firm takes responsibility [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Environmental Consultant|

Why Should You Hire an Acoustic Consultant in Queensland

Acoustic assessment has now become an indispensable step when someone is going to establish an industrial project, residential premise or entertainment facility. Government has made it mandatory to follow the sound insulation regulations as per the rule of specific locality. It is more essential when you are going to set up liquor business on your [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Environmental Consultant|

The Necessity for an Effective Environmental Management System

Sustainable development is only possible if there is an effective environmental system that will help you to minimise waste and use resources wisely. Organisations and individuals should demonstrate their commitment towards managing their impacts on the environment and review their own environmental risks. Resources are generally deficient in all organisations and so is time. Improving [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Environmental Consultant|

Healthy Waterways 2016 Report Card

The 2016 Healthy Waterways and Catchments Report Card was released today. It was encouraging to see that the main waterways and catchments on the Sunshine Coast have improved  in the last 12 months. The report notes that sediment from erosion and runoff remains the most significant pressure on our waterways. For the full report go to:   http://healthywaterways.org/reportcard/#/overview/2016/condition

By | November 16th, 2016|Uncategorised|

PFOS and PFOA – What are they?

There has been a large amount of press recently about the degradation of groundwater and soil quality at Oakey due to the presence of PFOS and PFOA. These compounds (perfluorooctane sulphonate and perfluorooctanoic acid) are used in firefighting foams and many household cleaning products. As an emerging contaminant, regulatory standards are still being developed. It is [...]

By | November 16th, 2016|Latest news|

Nanango Police Station

Duke Environmental are pleased to have been associated with the construction of the new Police Station at Nanango, through the provision of an Environmental Management Plan.  For more details on this project refer to the Queensland Tenders and Contractors Review magazine dated August 2016.

By | September 20th, 2016|Latest news|

Welcome to our blog

Welcome to the new Duke Environmental blog page. From time-to-time we will add articles to provide insights into the latest industry developments as well as keeping you up-to-date on the environmental management work we are undertaking as part of our exceptional service offering here at Duke Environmental on the Sunshine Coast.

By | August 30th, 2016|Latest news|