Marc Howe

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Marc Howe

Content Writer

Marc Howe covers developments in the energy, mining and infrastructure sectors for Sourceable. He worked as a technical translator and business journalist in China throughout the noughties, but has since returned to Australia and is currently based in his hometown of Canberra.

Engineering

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Climbing Robot Combats Bridge Corrosion

A climbing robot developed by researchers in Switzerland could help engineers to ensure the safety and structural integrity of the...

Published on 03 September 2014

Construction

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30 New Dams Shortlisted for Australia

Tony Abbott has received a shortlist of 30 potential dam projects from a ministerial task force headed by Agriculture...

Published on 02 September 2014

Engineering

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Labor Slams NBN Cost-Benefit Report

The NBN cost-benefit analysis commissioned by Malcolm Turnbull has been attacked by the Opposition as politically motivated and tendentious....

Published on 01 September 2014

Engineering

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SmartPhones and Windows That Make Solar Power

Scientists from Michigan State University have produced a new type of solar concentrator which can be installed on pre-existing...

Published on 28 August 2014

Construction

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Tunnel Building Technique Revives Coral Reefs

Japanese building giant Taisei Corp is using techniques used in the construction of underwater tunnels in turbulent environments to...

Published on 28 August 2014

Engineering

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Intensity Blasting Makes Mines More Eco-efficient

Award-winning research by Australian mining services firm Orica has resulted in the development of ultra-high intensity blasting technology which increases mine...

Published on 27 August 2014

Engineering

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Texas Eyes Japan for High Speed Rail

Private company Texas Central High-speed Railway (TCR) is looking to bring high speed rail to the Lone Star state...

Published on 27 August 2014

Engineering

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Aircraft Materials Make for Better Bridges

Engineers in the UK are turning to composite materials used for the construction of modern aircraft wings to build...

Published on 27 August 2014

Engineering

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The World’s First Framework for Climate Engineering

In a move which has been Christened the "Berlin Declaration," a leading scientist at the Climate Engineering Conference 2014...

Published on 27 August 2014

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