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Mining Risks Missing Next Generation of Engineers
Mining
Tuesday July 17 2018

Mining Risks Missing Next Generation of Engineers

For Trent Nayler, notions of any lack of opportunity within Australia’s mining sector as a result of the recent downturn are incorrect.

Developing a Technology Strategy to Capitalise on the Emerging Digital Revolution
Technology
Wednesday July 4 2018

Developing a Technology Strategy to Capitalise on the Emerging Digital Revolution

New digital technologies like BIM and virtual and augmented reality have the power to transform many aspects of the construction industry, but they have yet to...

Overhaul of Standard Will Unleash Masonry Design Opportunities
Buildings
Wednesday June 20 2018

Overhaul of Standard Will Unleash Masonry Design Opportunities

Artistic, versatile, durable and resistant to fire, and sound, masonry construction has been used in architectural achievements such as the Egyptian Pyramids, the Colosseum in Rome,...

Aussie Engineers Must Better Manage Risk on Retaining Walls
Structural
Friday June 15 2018

Aussie Engineers Must Better Manage Risk on Retaining Walls

Last November, 15 people were evacuated from their homes in the Cleveland (south of Brisbane) street of Middle street after excavators ‘dug too deeply’ at the...

Digital Disruption is Changing Mining
Mining
Friday June 8 2018

Digital Disruption is Changing Mining

In 2014, Rio Tinto broke new ground when it introduced driverless trucks into its Hope Downs 4 iron ore mine in the Pilbara.

Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe
Buildings
Wednesday June 6 2018

Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe

The cladding system on the outside of London's Grenfell Tower was so conducive to the spread of fire it did not support the "stay put" policy...

Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform
Mining
Friday March 16 2018

Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform

Oil majors are evaluating bids for offshore exploration rights in Argentina, a major change in a country that sent Spanish energy giant Repsol packing six years...

Engineers Must Learn ‘Winning’ Negotiation Strategies
Business
Thursday March 15 2018

Engineers Must Learn ‘Winning’ Negotiation Strategies

For many engineers, talks surrounding fees and terms of engagement can cause plenty of discomfort.

Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?
Buildings
Wednesday March 14 2018

Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?

Since the Grenfell tragedy in London and the Lacrosse apartment debacle in Melbourne, politicians of all stripes have been under pressure to act on combustible cladding...

Environment
Jul 20 2018
Sydney Waste Incinerator Plans Refused

A plan to build a controversial waste incinerator in Sydney's west has been knocked back but there are fears a new application could be made unless...

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Structural
Jul 5 2018
Testing Begins on Perth Stadium Footbridge

Testing will soon begin on a footbridge linking Perth's CBD with the new Optus Stadium ahead of its public opening in two weeks.

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Environment
Jul 5 2018
Pull Out of Paris Agreement, Abbott Urges

Former prime minister Tony Abbott wants the government to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, saying it would be the best way to keep energy...

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Environment
Jul 5 2018
Local Qld Irrigators Granted Water Control

A local irrigators group in southern Queensland will be the first in the state to manage its own water supply.

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Technology
Jul 4 2018
5 Criteria’s to Select BIM Partners

Virtual Modeling services plays a pivotal role in the design and development, Pre-construction and Post construction processes.

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Environment
Jul 4 2018
New Package to Tackle Recycling Issue: Victoria

Victoria has launched a $37 million plan to create new products by diverting landfill waste.

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Infrastructure
Jul 4 2018
Labor's Rail Plan Leaves a $20b Black Hole

There's a $20 billion black hole in the federal opposition's plan for two rail projects in Sydney's west, the Turnbull government says.

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Environment
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budgets to Clean Up Waste and Asbestos

The environment is getting a clean-up with $196 million in the NSW budget to reduce waste and tackle illegal dumping but climate change has been given...

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Infrastructure
Jun 20 2018
New $3bn Fast Train for Sydney's West

A $3 billion high-speed underground rail line connecting Sydney's CBD to Parramatta is set to be the centrepiece of the NSW government budget.

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