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Friday January 18, 2019

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Engineers Ride Civil Construction Boom
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

Engineers Ride Civil Construction Boom

Engineers throughout Australia are enjoying a significant jobs boom as federal and state governments ramp up efforts to provide infrastructure to a growing population.

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia
Infrastructure
Monday January 14 2019

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia

Australia’s leading infrastructure advisory body has a new leader following an announcement that a leading advocate for sustainable development has been appointed to the role.

The Pros and Cons of Contract Employment for Engineers
Business
Wednesday October 10 2018

The Pros and Cons of Contract Employment for Engineers

When growing up, many Australians are told to study, get into tertiary education and get a job.

Does Your Product Comply with the NCC?
Business
Friday September 14 2018

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
Business
Monday September 10 2018

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
Mining
Thursday September 6 2018

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
Buildings
Friday August 31 2018

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
Business
Thursday August 23 2018

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
Structural
Wednesday August 22 2018

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.

Mining
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Mining Union Victory for 100 NSW Workers

About 100 coalminers have won the right to convert from casual to permanent employees, along with better pay and conditions, in a victory ending an industrial...

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Infrastructure
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Musk Quotes $1B For Blue Mountains Tunnel

A radical proposal to build a high-speed transit tunnel under NSW's Blue Mountains has caught the eye of two billionaire entrepreneurs - including Elon Musk.

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Energy
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Another big battery comes online in SA

Another big battery has come online in South Australia with the 30-megawatt facility to help stabilise local electricity supplies and provide back-up power to 4500 properties...

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Buildings
Jan 15 2019
Sydney's Cracked Opal Tower Sound: Report

An interim report into Sydney's cracked Opal Tower has found several factors could have contributed to the building's problems, but has ruled out extreme weather and...

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Infrastructure
12 Nov, 2018
Solar Roads the Next Battleground in Energy Generation

Back in December 2016, France opened what it says was the world’s first road to be covered with a surface of solar panels.

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Infrastructure
8 Nov, 2018
Australia Needs Better Transparency on Bridge Assessments

On August 14, the nation of Italy was sent into shock after a 200 metre section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed, sending cars and trucks plummeting...

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Buildings
6 Nov, 2018
Why Australians Should Choose Higher-performing uPVC Windows

Windows play a vital role in regulating temperatures of buildings and their overall energy efficiency, whatever the climate. Energy efficiency is not just about preserving heating...

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Buildings
5 Nov, 2018
We Must Lift Its Game on Indoor Air Quality

In his younger years, Rick Fedrizzi would become sleepy at his office at around 3 pm each day.

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Energy
5 Nov, 2018
Do Wind Farms Really Harm Human Health?

“Tonight, for the first time, hard evidence that wind farms are not safe,” stated the introduction to one current affairs program in Adelaide in February 2015.

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