Engineers Must Learn ‘Winning’ Negotiation Strategies
For many engineers, talks surrounding fees and terms of engagement can cause plenty of discomfort.
What You Need to Know about NCC Fire Safety Amendments
Following the Greenfell tragedy in London and earlier Lacrosse fire in Melbourne, regulators across Australia have scrambled to address issues relating to flammable cladding.
Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018
Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.
The Low Carbon Engineering of Things
If asked to consider how to cut carbon emissions, most people would probably focus on reducing energy use in their home or place of work, or...
Engineers Needed to Fill Talent Mismatch
Engineers with suitable skills throughout Australia will be in high demand throughout 2018 to fill a mismatch between the abilities which are needed and the skills...
Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan
US President Donald Trump says his long-awaited plan to help rebuild the nation's infrastructure would result in about $US1.7 trillion ($A2.4 trillion) in overall investment over...
Learning from the UK on Roads Information Management
Several years ago, three workers in the United Kingdom went out onto a road late at night to conduct a survey to find out where the...
Apartment Owners Face Bills of $60k after Court Blow
Victorian apartment owners face bills of tens of thousands of dollars to fix dangerous cladding after a court ruled that the state’s building regulator has overstepped...
Newcrest Disappointed at Cadia Dam Breach
Goldminer Newcrest is disappointed that part of a tailings dam collapsed at its Cadia mine in NSW but is still searching for answers on why the...
Fletcher on Track in Christchurch
Retirement village operator Arvida Group says it's on track to complete 94 new units in the second half and has "strong relationships" with its development partners,...
Vic's West Gate Tunnel Planning Revoked
Planning approval for Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel toll road has been revoked in state parliament and work on the project has stopped.
Victoria's Metro Tunnel Construction Ahead Of Schedule
Victorian Government: Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project the Metro Tunnel is on track to open a year earlier than expected.
Territory on Track for Record Infrastructure Spend
NT Government: Treasurer Nicole Manison today re-confirmed that the Territory Labor Government’s number priority is jobs, with a $1.75 billion job-creating cash budget for 2017/18.
SNC-Lavalin Tops Profit Estimates, Forecasts Strong 2018 Earnings
Canadian construction and engineering group SNC-Lavalin reported better-than-expected earnings for the final quarter of 2017, benefiting from its purchase of Britain's WS Atkins and helping it...
WA Economy Back from the Brink: Report
A rebounding West Australian economy is forecast to bring jobs and long-awaited wages growth, but the weight of government debt remains a threat to the...
ASCE Updates Standard in Seismic Zones
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently updated its guidelines for retrofits in earthquake-prone areas. The ASCE/Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) 41-17, Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit...
Qld Govt Contracts not Disclosed Properly
Queensland government departments are failing to meet benchmarks for openness and accountability over the disclosure of government contracts, according to the latest Auditor-General's report.