Engineers Reap Road and Rail Jobs Boom
Engineering professionals throughout Australia are cashing in on a jobs boom as a record pipeline of road and rail construction work drives demand for skills, the...
WA Pulls Back on Value Capture
Western Australia has pulled back on plans to use value capture to help fund major infrastructure projects including Perth METRONET.
Reality Modelling is Transforming City Planning
When you gear up to handle half a million international travellers over 17 days, there will be security challenges.
Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success
When you expect fifty people at a ‘lunch and learn’, you naturally order around 25 pizzas.
Architects and Engineers Must Develop Effective Fee Negotiating Strategies
It looked like an amazing opportunity.
Can Technology Save Aussie Manufacturing?
If man is to conquer Mars or any other planet, we will need buildings and structures to protect from extreme temperatures, radiation and micrometeorites.
Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation
Often, when people think about a building’s fire protection system they think about its alarm and sprinkler systems.
Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution
“Cleaner cars and transport aren’t just good for the environment – they are cheaper to run”.
Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
As of today, Australia has a new building code as the 2019 version of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into force this morning.
Safety push aims to cut Qld mine deaths
The offence of industrial manslaughter may soon be applied to Queensland's mining industry after a spate of deaths.
Brazil Court Convicts Vale for Dam Rupture
A Brazilian state judge has convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at...
Third Sydney Unit Block Evacuated
A third Sydney apartment block is under scrutiny over building and safety issues after it was revealed its residents were evacuated late last year.
Wind Turbines Killing Endangered Birds
Wind farms might be considered a clean form of energy but the giant turbine blades are proving a hazard to birds, including critically-endangered species, a conservation...
Mascot Towers 'Moving in Downward Motion'
Residents and owners of units in Sydney's troubled Mascot Towers are being assured the building is not sinking, even though an engineer found part of it...
Premier Invited to Mascot Towers Meeting
Five days after residents were evacuated from a structurally damaged Sydney building two levels of government have had no word from the developers of the complex/.
Sydney Unit Towers Remain Wholly Evacuated
A Sydney apartment complex remains "wholly evacuated" due to ongoing and persistent cracking with about half of tenants offered the possibility of an escorted trip back...
Australian Standards to Become More Widely Available
Australian standards are set to become more widely available and potentially less costly after the organisation responsible for developing and maintaining the standards announced a new...
Libs, Labor Urged to Reveal Dam Wall Plans
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the major political parties to be upfront about their position on the raising of the wall of Sydney's...