Sustainable procurement

Low carbon tendering

Journal article

Lean construction: an approach to achieving sustainable built environment in Nigeria

The main challenge of the Nigerian building industry (NIB) is how best to manage the different kinds of wastes generated during the building procurement process and by so doing improve the sustainability record of the industry. The result of this study revealed that stakeholders in...

Low carbon inclusions in Commonwealth and NSW government built environment sector procurement

This report forms part of the deliverables for the CRC for Low Carbon Living project RP2010 'Informing and Trialling Low Carbon Inclusions in State Government Built Environment Sector Tenders'. The project is being undertaken in collaboration with UrbanGrowth NSW by Curtin University. The project is...

ISCA ‘Infrastructure Sustainability’ rating tool and low carbon tendering

Road agencies face growing pressure to respond to issues related to climate change, resource shortages, and shifting transport mode preferences. A key part of this response will be to reduce the dependency on fossil fuel based energy (and the associated greenhouse gas emissions) of transport...
Conference paper

Wheels still in spin?: Urban social structure and technological change in Brisbane’s private motor vehicle fleet

This paper examines the capacity of suburban households to respond to a changing global energy context by changing their motor vehicle technology.
Conference paper

Construction supply chain economic policy implementation for sectoral change: moving beyond the rhetoric

The research reported in this paper documents an action research study undertaken in the Australian construction sector to explore supply chain economic policy implementation for sectoral change by two government agencies.