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How digital twin technology can help solve Australia’s construction industry challenges
Technology
Tuesday June 28 2022

How digital twin technology can help solve Australia’s construction industry challenges

The phrase “digital twin” regularly comes up in forward-thinking conversations about construction innovation and technology, making it one of the most talked about topics in the...

Lack of Awareness is Stopping Girls from Becoming Engineers
Buildings
Thursday June 23 2022

Lack of Awareness is Stopping Girls from Becoming Engineers

A lack of understanding about what engineers do is the primary factor stopping girls from studying engineering and becoming engineers, a new study has found.

Weathering Steel Could Reshape Australian Bridge Design and Maintenance
Structural
Thursday June 23 2022

Weathering Steel Could Reshape Australian Bridge Design and Maintenance

Use of weathering steel in construction of bridges in suitable environments could slash maintenance costs and eliminate the need for bridges to be repainted, an online...

Construction Industry Gears Up for Fire Safety Change
Buildings
Tuesday June 21 2022

Construction Industry Gears Up for Fire Safety Change

Australia’s building industry is gearing up for change as new regulations mean that passive fire safety systems are no longer able to rely on tests which...

Australia Has a Massive Opportunity for NetZero Transport
Infrastructure
Thursday June 16 2022

Australia Has a Massive Opportunity for NetZero Transport

Australia has a significant opportunity to transition its road and rail sector to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, a new report has found.

Building a Greener, more Resilient Industrial Sector is a Must for Long-term Survival
Energy
Thursday June 16 2022

Building a Greener, more Resilient Industrial Sector is a Must for Long-term Survival

Organisations across the globe are accelerating to reach a net zero future. However, there are still many businesses in the industrial sector paralysed by not knowing...

NSW Ploughs Ahead with Parramatta Light Rail
Infrastructure
Thursday June 2 2022

NSW Ploughs Ahead with Parramatta Light Rail

New South Wales is set to plough ahead with the second stage of a major light rail project despite the state’s infrastructure advisory body warning that...

NSW Urged to Hold Off on New Large Infrastructure Projects
Infrastructure
Wednesday June 1 2022

NSW Urged to Hold Off on New Large Infrastructure Projects

New South Wales has been urged to delay procurement and commencement of new large and complex infrastructure projects until other massive scale projects are well advanced...

(Sponsored Content) Victoria’s Engineers Gear Up for Major Improvement in Practice
Business
Thursday May 12 2022

(Sponsored Content) Victoria’s Engineers Gear Up for Major Improvement in Practice

From October 1, civil and structural engineers delivering professional services in Victoria will need to be registered under the state’s professional engineering registration scheme.

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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