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
For a contract to design a public facility worth $320,000, one architectural firm reports spending $9,000 simply to prepare their bid.
Australia’s Mining Industry is Back
On July 25, BHP turned the first sod on what will become its biggest producing iron ore mine at its new South Flank mine in the...
Understanding Smoke Control in Buildings
Smoke exhaust systems provide a means of increasing occupant evacuation time from a space affected by fire and smoke.
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.
Concrete Testing is Crucial for Good Structural Performance
On March 15, a 174 foot long span of the recently erected FIU Sweetwater UniversityCity pedestrian bridge in Florida collapsed onto the Tamiami Trail.
Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.
Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away
Earth may be just decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.
Melbourne Airport Proposes $15b Rail Link
High-speed trains would get travellers from Melbourne's CBD to the airport in just 20 minutes through a seven kilometre subway under a proposal backed by a...
Greens $9 Billion Energy Wish for Victoria
Victoria will be totally reliant on renewable energy by 2030 under a $9 billion plan released by the Greens, if the party wields any power after...
Victorian Energy Regulator Warns AGL
Victoria's largest energy supplier AGL risks losing its licence to sell power in the state after the energy regulator issued a warning over the company's failure...
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...
Business SA Backs Airport Tram Plan
A plan to build a tram link to Adelaide Airport has won the support of South Australia's peak business body.
Adani Ditches Plans for New Qld Rail Line
Adani has ditched plans to build a new rail line to get coal out of Queensland's Galilee Basin, opting for a cut-price solution using existing lines.
Lowest Cost for Solar Panels in Aus: Study
Australia has the lowest cost for solar panels in the world, a new study on growing demand for renewable energy has found.
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.
Climate Targets 'Not the Question'
Deputy Liberal leader and federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg has argued the conversation around energy policy needs to shift away from carbon emissions.