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Wednesday July 17, 2019

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Engineers Reap Road and Rail Jobs Boom
Business
Tuesday July 16 2019

Engineers Reap Road and Rail Jobs Boom

Engineering professionals throughout Australia are cashing in on a jobs boom as a record pipeline of road and rail construction work drives demand for skills, the...

WA Pulls Back on Value Capture
Infrastructure
Monday July 8 2019

WA Pulls Back on Value Capture

Western Australia has pulled back on plans to use value capture to help fund major infrastructure projects including Perth METRONET.

Reality Modelling is Transforming City Planning
Technology
Tuesday June 25 2019

Reality Modelling is Transforming City Planning

When you gear up to handle half a million international travellers over 17 days, there will be security challenges.

Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success
Structural
Wednesday June 19 2019

Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success

When you expect fifty people at a ‘lunch and learn’, you naturally order around 25 pizzas.

Can Technology Save Aussie Manufacturing?
Technology
Thursday May 30 2019

Can Technology Save Aussie Manufacturing?

If man is to conquer Mars or any other planet, we will need buildings and structures to protect from extreme temperatures, radiation and micrometeorites.

Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation
Buildings
Tuesday May 28 2019

Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation

Often, when people think about a building’s fire protection system they think about its alarm and sprinkler systems.

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 14 2019

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution

“Cleaner cars and transport aren’t just good for the environment – they are cheaper to run”.

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
Business
Wednesday May 1 2019

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code

As of today, Australia has a new building code as the 2019 version of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into force this morning.

Mining
Jul 11 2019
Safety push aims to cut Qld mine deaths

The offence of industrial manslaughter may soon be applied to Queensland's mining industry after a spate of deaths.

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Environment
Jul 10 2019
Brazil Court Convicts Vale for Dam Rupture

A Brazilian state judge has convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at...

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Buildings
Jul 10 2019
Third Sydney Unit Block Evacuated

A third Sydney apartment block is under scrutiny over building and safety issues after it was revealed its residents were evacuated late last year.

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Energy
Jun 26 2019
Wind Turbines Killing Endangered Birds

Wind farms might be considered a clean form of energy but the giant turbine blades are proving a hazard to birds, including critically-endangered species, a conservation...

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Business
Jun 25 2019
Mascot Towers 'Moving in Downward Motion'

Residents and owners of units in Sydney's troubled Mascot Towers are being assured the building is not sinking, even though an engineer found part of it...

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Structural
Jun 20 2019
Premier Invited to Mascot Towers Meeting

Five days after residents were evacuated from a structurally damaged Sydney building two levels of government have had no word from the developers of the complex/.

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Structural
Jun 17 2019
Sydney Unit Towers Remain Wholly Evacuated

A Sydney apartment complex remains "wholly evacuated" due to ongoing and persistent cracking with about half of tenants offered the possibility of an escorted trip back...

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Business
Jun 4 2019
Australian Standards to Become More Widely Available

Australian standards are set to become more widely available and potentially less costly after the organisation responsible for developing and maintaining the standards announced a new...

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Infrastructure
May 13 2019
Libs, Labor Urged to Reveal Dam Wall Plans

 Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the major political parties to be upfront about their position on the raising of the wall of Sydney's...

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