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Victoria’s Renewables Acceleration Must be Carefully Planned, Planners Say
Energy
Monday April 15 2024

Victoria’s Renewables Acceleration Must be Carefully Planned, Planners Say

The rollout of renewable energy infrastructure in Victoria must be carefully planned to ensure that projects are delivered in the right locations, a leader in the...

Prime Minister Wants Australia to Make its Own Future
Business
Friday April 12 2024

Prime Minister Wants Australia to Make its Own Future

Australia’s prime minister has unveiled an ambitious plan to boost domestic manufacturing and to supercharge the nation’s economic growth.

Three ways digital twins can help bolster the resilience of water infrastructures
Infrastructure
Friday April 5 2024

Three ways digital twins can help bolster the resilience of water infrastructures

Enterprises across diverse utility sectors have embraced digital twin technology to address evolving challenges.

Australia Pumps $1 Billion into Solar Power Manufacturing
Energy
Tuesday April 2 2024

Australia Pumps $1 Billion into Solar Power Manufacturing

Australia is set to pump $1 billion into its solar power manufacturing industry as the Australian Government pursues its ambition for the nation to become a...

World’s Most Vulnerable Built Environment Regions Have Been Unveiled
Environment
Monday March 25 2024

World’s Most Vulnerable Built Environment Regions Have Been Unveiled

Regions around the world that face the most significant level of risk to their buildings as a result of climate change and extreme weather impacts have...

Australia’s Largest Off Grid Solar Farm Opens
Energy
Sunday March 24 2024

Australia’s Largest Off Grid Solar Farm Opens

Australia’s largest off grid wind farm has officially opened.

The Burning Platform for Renewable Diesel
Energy
Friday March 22 2024

The Burning Platform for Renewable Diesel

The push for net-zero emissions globally is encountering a significant roadblock.

Australia’s Large Solar and Wind Investment Slumps
Energy
Monday March 18 2024

Australia’s Large Solar and Wind Investment Slumps

The number of large-scale clean energy generation projects that are being committed to throughout Australia has slumped, new data shows.

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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