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Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality
Engineering
Tuesday April 10 2018

Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality

Do you want to know whether you are better off leaving for work now or in 15 minutes?

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...

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure
Environment
Wednesday March 14 2018

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure

Environmental exposure to low levels of lead hidden in paint, soil and plumbing systems could be responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year, an international...

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...

Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions
Infrastructure
Tuesday March 13 2018

Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions

Australians are all too familiar with the election time frenzy of vote-buying. Pork barrelling costs Australia dear in monetary terms, but it’s also wrecking our future...

Sprinklers are Critical for Apartment Fire Safety
Buildings
Wednesday March 7 2018

Sprinklers are Critical for Apartment Fire Safety

For Chinese student Ginger Jiang, recounting the night her life changed because of fire in the Sydney suburb of Bankstown in September 2012 was gut-wrenching.

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom
Mining
Wednesday February 28 2018

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom

For much of the 2000s Perth was awash with money and in party mode thanks to the mining boom.

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Infrastructure
May 1 2018
Big-spending Victoria Government Unveils Budget

Booming population and jobs growth is fuelling significant infrastructure spending in the Victorian budget, which will also deliver a $1.4 billion surplus.

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Environment
May 1 2018
Great Barrier Reef Gets $500m

The federal government will deliver the single largest investment in the Great Barrier Reef in Australian history on May 8, but conservationists say not enough is...

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Environment
May 1 2018
Victoria Water Threatened by Collapsing Forest

A vital forest in Victoria's central highlands is facing imminent collapse, posing a major threat to Melbourne's water supply, a landmark study says.

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Environment
May 1 2018
Councils Fear Huge Hit from Waste Woes

At least 10 Queensland councils expect a $7 million hit next financial year as Australia's recycling crisis rolls on.

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Energy
May 1 2018
Qld Govt Rolls out $50 Power Bill Credit

Nearly two million southeast Queensland households will have $50 knocked off their energy bills as they reap dividends from state-owned electricity generators.

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Environment
Apr 10 2018
No End in Sight for Drought-hit NSW

Farmers desperate for Autumn rains to keep alive their cattle, flocks and crops are struggling in the dry heat of a drought which is affecting a...

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Environment
Apr 10 2018
Kangaroos Become Victims in Victoria Construction Boom

A hundred kangaroos are the latest victims of Melbourne's development boom, trapped between their natural habitat, a new rail line and schools in the state's northeast.

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Infrastructure
Apr 10 2018
New Freeway for Melbourne's Southeast

A planned bypass in Melbourne's southeast is set to become a four-lane freeway under a $75 million cash injection in the upcoming state budget.

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Environment
Apr 10 2018
QLD: Linc Energy Found Guilty of Pollution

Serious environmental harm was caused by failed Queensland company Linc Energy's underground coal gasification operations on the Darling Downs.

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