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BHP cuts CEO’s pay after miner’s death
Mining
Wednesday September 18 2019

BHP cuts CEO’s pay after miner’s death

BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie had his compensation slashed last year following the death of a coalminer in Queensland last December.

Inland rail under microscope from inquiry
Infrastructure
Wednesday September 18 2019

Inland rail under microscope from inquiry

The federal government's $10 billion inland rail project is set to face a parliamentary inquiry into its management and route.

States need to build more dams: minister
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Wednesday September 18 2019

States need to build more dams: minister

Water Minister David Littleproud has demanded state governments build more dams as towns across Queensland and NSW run out of drinking water.

NSW Nats leader wants faster dam building
Infrastructure
Monday September 16 2019

NSW Nats leader wants faster dam building

The NSW government should fast track the planning process for dam construction in the wake of fears parts of regional NSW could run out of water...

Australia Needs a Fire Engineering Profession that is Up to Scratch
Buildings
Monday September 16 2019

Australia Needs a Fire Engineering Profession that is Up to Scratch

Type ‘fire engineer’, into the Australian Government’s Job Outlook website and the closest result you get is ‘fire and emergency services’, (i.e. fire fighters).

CIMIC in $1.3b Curragh contract extension
Mining
Friday September 13 2019

CIMIC in $1.3b Curragh contract extension

CIMIC has clinched a $1.3 billion, six-year contract extension to provide mining services to Queensland's Curragh coalmine.

Clean energy investment falling: report
Energy
Wednesday September 11 2019

Clean energy investment falling: report

Power prices could continue to rise if Australia's renewable energy target isn't replaced, the Clean Energy Council fears.

Gas well focuses attention on Perth basin
Mining
Thursday September 5 2019

Gas well focuses attention on Perth basin

Flow tests from the deepest oil well ever drilled in Australia are expected within days, but it has already refocused attention on the oil and gas...

Mining
Aug 30 2019
Engineers working out recovery at NT mine

Engineers have arrived at a remote Northern Territory manganese mine to develop a plan to safely recover the body of a worker who is believed to...

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Environment
Aug 30 2019
WA finally sets net zero emissions target

A greenhouse gas emissions policy for major projects has finally been outlined by the West Australian government, which aims to achieve net zero by 2050.

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Residential
Aug 16 2019
Mascot Towers owners demand accountability

Apartment owners in Sydney's beleaguered Mascot Towers are demanding answers after they thought they'd secured the Australian dream only to see it turn into "a waking...

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Business
Jul 19 2019
CIMIC shares crash on 'soft' HY earnings

CIMIC Group shares have plunged to a two-year low after the construction contractor, mining services and engineering giant said its profit for the first half was...

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Buildings
Jul 10 2019
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.

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Business
Jun 25 2019
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...

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Structural
Jun 17 2019
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...

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Business
Jun 4 2019
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...

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Infrastructure
May 13 2019
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...

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