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Tuesday November 24, 2020

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New Materials will Boost Solar Cell Efficiency
Energy
Tuesday November 24 2020

New Materials will Boost Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers at the University of Melbourne will use new materials to try to tap more efficiency from solar panels.

Melbourne Airport Link will Break Ground inn 2022
Infrastructure
Monday November 23 2020

Melbourne Airport Link will Break Ground inn 2022

Construction on a project which will connect Melbourne Airport with the CBD will commence in 2022 after more than six decades of consideration, the Commonwealth and...

Victoria Raring to Go on $50 Billion Rail Project
Infrastructure
Monday November 16 2020

Victoria Raring to Go on $50 Billion Rail Project

Early works on the first stage of a $50 billion project which will reshape transport in Melbourne are set to commence early next year, the Victorian...

Large Projects Could Deliver Billions in Cost Blowouts
Infrastructure
Monday November 9 2020

Large Projects Could Deliver Billions in Cost Blowouts

Taxpayers across Australia could be exposed to cost blowouts worth tens of billions on major transport projects, a new report suggests.

Victoria to Build World’s Second Largest Battery
Energy
Thursday November 5 2020

Victoria to Build World’s Second Largest Battery

Victoria will build the world’s second largest battery as the state seeks to move further along the transition to renewable energy.

Infrastructure Engineering is More Valuable than Often Appreciated
Infrastructure
Thursday October 29 2020

Infrastructure Engineering is More Valuable than Often Appreciated

The value which infrastructure engineering delivers to the world is greater than what is often appreciated, a leader in the sector says.

Protecting Cyber Networks in Buildings
Buildings
Tuesday October 27 2020

Protecting Cyber Networks in Buildings

The need to protect buildings with a cyber security system can be correlated to the increasing profile and volume of attacks against these assets.

Feedback Sought on Huge Sydney Rail Project
Infrastructure
Thursday October 22 2020

Feedback Sought on Huge Sydney Rail Project

Feedback is being sought for an $11 billion rail line that will reshape Western Sydney and connect travellers from the growing Western Sydney area with employment...

Mining
May 18 2020
WA seeks FIFO silver lining from COVID-19

Western Australia is urging fly-in fly-out workers to move to the state permanently, saying it would be better for their families and boost the local economy amid...

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Infrastructure
May 18 2020
Shower a 'sanctuary' from virus: Syd study

Sydneysiders are using enough water to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools each day as they spend more time at home.

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Mining
May 7 2020
Five miners burned in underground blast

Four mine workers are fighting for life and a fifth is in a serious condition after an underground blast at a Queensland coal mine.

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Infrastructure
Mar 18 2020
Murray Basin rail project fails to deliver

The Murray Basin Rail Project has failed to improve rural freight outcomes for Victoria despite a $440 million public spend, according to the state's auditor-general.

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Infrastructure
Feb 28 2020
Qld flood class action win to be appealed

A second Queensland water provider is appealing a class action decision on the 2011 floods potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars. 

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Infrastructure
Feb 21 2020
Trade Worker Demand Hotspots Unveiled

Train drivers refused to travel on the section of track where two people died in a Sydney-Melbourne XPT derailment, the rail union says.

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Infrastructure
Feb 21 2020
NSW rail project cost to blow out by $3b

The cost of a major construction project to build a rail line that will run under Sydney Harbour is likely to blow out by up to...

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Mining
Jan 14 2020
Qld mining death eighth in two years

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Infrastructure
Jan 10 2020
Sydney desal plant could double in size

The NSW government is going ahead with plans to expand Sydney's desalination plant to ensure the state isn't left "flat-footed" should the drought continue.

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