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Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Engineering
Thursday January 4 2018

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma

Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.

Aussie Households Must Take Heed of Electrical Safety
Engineering
Monday December 11 2017

Aussie Households Must Take Heed of Electrical Safety

It was the type of callout emergency service personnel dread.

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities
Engineering
Monday December 11 2017

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities

Contractors in areas such as mechanical, electrical and equipment servicing are set to grab billions of dollars’ worth of opportunity as expenditure on maintenance and servicing...

Dam Engineer Worried About ‘Embarrassment’
Engineering
Friday December 8 2017

Dam Engineer Worried About ‘Embarrassment’

Queensland dam engineers were concerned before the 2011 floods that they could suffer a "major embarrassment" if they released water and then dire rainfall predictions didn't...

Australia Must Stop Cladding Apartments with Flammable Material
Engineering
Wednesday December 6 2017

Australia Must Stop Cladding Apartments with Flammable Material

By all accounts, the pace at which fire ripped up Melbourne’s Lacrosse apartment tower in 2014 was frightening.

External Wall Cladding Systems: Do They Comply?
Engineering
Wednesday November 29 2017

External Wall Cladding Systems: Do They Comply?

One aspect of the public debate and discussion as to external wall cladding on buildings in the context of the Lacrosse building and Grenfell tower fires...

Downer Shares Soar
Engineering
Wednesday November 29 2017

Downer Shares Soar

Shares in Downer EDI have soared following an upgrade to the engineering group's full-year profit guidance after it found larger-than-expected cost savings following its Spotless purchase.

Engineering
Jan 19 2018
BHP Boosts Copper and Coal Output

BHP Billiton has maintained its full-year production guidance for most commodities including iron ore after reporting a first-half boost in production of copper and energy coal.

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Engineering
Jan 18 2018
Govt Slammed for NSW Coal Mine Approval

Community groups have slammed the government's decision to approve the controversial Wallarah 2 coal mine on the NSW Central Coast, claiming they won't cease fighting to...

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Engineering
Jan 18 2018
South32 Ups FY Outlook

Diversified miner South32 has boosted its expectations for South Africa manganese production and maintained full-year guidance for all other products after a solid first-half performance.

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Engineering
Jan 17 2018
Uni Strives for 100% Solar

Things have come full circle at the University of NSW with solar panel technology developed at the institution now set to provide the campus with all...

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Engineering
Jan 17 2018
PNG Volcano Could Cause Tsunami

People in Papua New Guinea are being warned that an eruption of a volcano in the South Pacific nation could also cause a local tsunami.

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Engineering
Jan 17 2018
Consultation for SA Gas Trial to Go Ahead

A gas technology blamed for polluting hundreds of square kilometres of Queensland farmland is one step closer to going ahead in South Australia.

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Engineering
Jan 17 2018
$2m Challenge to Save Great Barrier Reef

The Australian and Queensland governments have issued an open call to the world's top scientific minds to help save the Great Barrier Reef.

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Engineering
Jan 11 2018
South Australia's Solar Thermal Plant Gets Approval

A giant solar-thermal power plant to be built in South Australia's mid-north has received development approval from the state government.

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Engineering
Jan 11 2018
Miners, Energy Push Australian Stock Market Lower

The Australian share market has pulled back from morning gains to trade lower at noon with the miners, energy and industrials sectors weighing the most.

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