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Why Can Certain Bridges Resist the Tremors of Major Earthquakes?
Structural
Friday February 16 2024

Why Can Certain Bridges Resist the Tremors of Major Earthquakes?

Why Can Certain Bridges Resist the Tremors of Major Earthquakes?

More Stations Needed on Huge Sydney Rail Project: Report
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 13 2024

More Stations Needed on Huge Sydney Rail Project: Report

More stations should be considered on one of Sydney’s largest rail projects, a review has found.

How to Cut Concrete’s Carbon Footprint
Structural
Friday February 9 2024

How to Cut Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

Conventional concrete is not the most environmentally friendly building material, emitting ample carbon dioxide (CO2).

Australia Must Improve Consultation on Renewable Energy Projects: Report
Infrastructure
Monday February 5 2024

Australia Must Improve Consultation on Renewable Energy Projects: Report

Australia Must Improve Community Consultation on Renewable Energy Projects: ReportAustralia needs to improve the way in which community consultation is undertaken on new renewable energy projects,...

NFIA and Dubai Civil Defence signs Memorandum of Understanding at COP28
Buildings
Monday January 29 2024

NFIA and Dubai Civil Defence signs Memorandum of Understanding at COP28

The National Fire Industry Association (NFIA) represented by President, Andrew Hickman, Vice President, Hayam Mohtadi and Joe Smith, Chief Executive Officer, attended the COP28 Climate Change...

Six pillars of Successful Infrastructure Projects
Infrastructure
Friday January 19 2024

Six pillars of Successful Infrastructure Projects

In the realm of large, modern infrastructure projects, a designer’s role is evolving from delivering functional outcomes to addressing complex social, environmental, and cultural issues.

Optimum Solar Can Enable Free Electric Vehicle Recharge at Work
Buildings
Thursday January 18 2024

Optimum Solar Can Enable Free Electric Vehicle Recharge at Work

Optimal use of solar PV systems on commercial and public buildings may enable electric vehicle recharging to be feasibly provided to workers during the day either...

Infrastructure
18 May, 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
7 May, 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
18 Mar, 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
28 Feb, 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
21 Feb, 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
21 Feb, 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
14 Jan, 2020
Qld mining death eighth in two years

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Infrastructure
10 Jan, 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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Environment
9 Dec, 2019
No threat to Sydney water quality for now

Sydney's drinking water won't be impacted by emergency bushfires burning near Warragamba Dam and elsewhere around the city, authorities say.

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