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Does Your Product Comply with the NCC?
Business
Friday September 14 2018

Does Your Product Comply with the NCC?

Throughout Australia, the seriousness of building products which fail to comply with the National Construction Code is well-known following the tragedy at Grenfell in London, the...

Australian Government Must Strive to Be Model Clients
Business
Monday September 10 2018

Australian Government Must Strive to Be Model Clients

For a contract to design a public facility worth $320,000, one architectural firm reports spending $9,000 simply to prepare their bid.

Engineers Rake in Big Bucks amid Jobs Boom
Business
Thursday August 23 2018

Engineers Rake in Big Bucks amid Jobs Boom

Engineers throughout Australia are raking in cash as the boom in infrastructure investment drives massive levels of project activity.

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.

Project Risk Vs. Company Liability
Business
Tuesday March 13 2018

Project Risk Vs. Company Liability

Shortly after Christmas, a number of media outlets reported that tier one engineering consulting firm Arup had settled a major court case related to traffic forecasting...

Engineers Needed to Fill Talent Mismatch
Business
Monday February 19 2018

Engineers Needed to Fill Talent Mismatch

Engineers with suitable skills throughout Australia will be in high demand throughout 2018 to fill a mismatch between the abilities which are needed and the skills...

Standards Australia is Undergoing Massive Change
Business
Thursday January 25 2018

Standards Australia is Undergoing Massive Change

Since its inception in 1922, the organisation then known as the Australian Commonwealth Engineering Standards Australia Association and now Standards Australia (SA) has seen change in...

Downer Shares Soar
Business
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.

Steel & Tube Pleads Guilty over Product Misrepresentation
Business
Wednesday November 29 2017

Steel & Tube Pleads Guilty over Product Misrepresentation

Steel & Tube Holdings has pleaded guilty to 24 charges of making false and misleading representations about its steel mesh products and will be sentenced...

Business
Nov 1 2018
Construction Geotechnical Risk Must be Carefully Managed

When building the $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre in the inner northern Melbourne suburb of Parkville in 2012, construction giant Grocon was carving out a...

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Business
Sep 27 2018
Gender Quota Bid for Vic Public Sector

Victoria's public service could be legally required to employ at least 40 per cent women.

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Business
Sep 14 2018
Unemployment Rate Steady at 5.3% in August

Employment growth in August was twice as high as expected, keeping the nations' unemployment rate steady at 5.3 per cent for the second month in a...

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Business
Sep 14 2018
ACCC Approves $13 Billion APA Takeover Bid

The competition watchdog has approved a Hong Kong consortium's $13 billion takeover bid for APA Group, Australia's biggest gas pipeline company.

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Business
Sep 7 2018
SA:Aust 'Uniquely' Placed in Power Struggle

Australia is uniquely placed to help manage the competition for power in the Asia-Pacific, new Defence Minister Christopher Pyne says.

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Business
Sep 6 2018
Australia Signs New Pacific Security Deal

Australia and New Zealand have signed on to an expanded security deal with the their smaller Pacific neighbours.

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Business
Sep 6 2018
Savings Crucial to SA Budget Outcome

The South Australian government will need to deliver on its planned spending cuts and savings to achieve its forecast budget surpluses, the Australian Industry Group says.

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Business
Aug 21 2018
BlueScope Eyes US Growth as Profit Doubles

BlueScope Steel has sharply lifted its payout and announced a $250 million share buyback after more than doubling full-year net profit.

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Business
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budget Surplus Comes in at $3.9b

The NSW treasurer has revealed a $3.9 billion budget surplus and promised to use "the Holy Grail of numbers" to relieve cost-of-living pressures across the state.

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