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Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation
Buildings
Friday May 24 2019

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.

Construction Salaries Remain Stuck
Business
Wednesday May 22 2019

Construction Salaries Remain Stuck

Despite the construction boom, large pay increases for built environment professionals throughout Australia remain hard to come by.

Asbestos Risk Management is Critical on Urban Renewal Sites
Environment
Wednesday April 17 2019

Asbestos Risk Management is Critical on Urban Renewal Sites

By the time it is finished in 2019, an $11.35 million project to rehabilitate 1.2 kilometres of the Upper Stony Creek in the west Melbourne suburb...

Victoria Moves to Mandate Engineering Registration
Business
Thursday April 4 2019

Victoria Moves to Mandate Engineering Registration

Engineers who work across major construction categories in Victoria will be required to be registered under a new scheme which will see the mandatory registration of...

Design, construction flaws at Opal Tower
Structural
Monday February 25 2019

Design, construction flaws at Opal Tower

Critical support beams in Sydney's Opal Tower were left susceptible to "bursting" because they were under-designed and some made from lower strength concrete, an independent report...

Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners
Engineering
Thursday February 21 2019

Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners

For several reasons, owners of large-scale infrastructure assets may want to understand and/or demonstrate how well or otherwise their assets are performing in terms of their...

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.

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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Mining
May 3 2019
Qld Sends Adani Back to Drawing Board

Adani's controversial Queensland coal mine has been dealt another blow after the state government rejected its plan to protect an endangered bird.

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Environment
Apr 11 2019
Ex-Emergency Chiefs Sound Climate Alarm

Federal government MPs have been slammed for laughing about climate change in parliament as Australia faces catastrophic weather which is putting lives at risk.

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Infrastructure
Apr 10 2019
'Wonderland At Risk' from Higher Dam Walls

A draft environmental impact statement confirms the NSW government is planning to raise parts of the Warragamba Dam wall higher than was admitted publicly, meaning a...

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Mining
Apr 9 2019
Nationals Seek Pre-election Tick for Adani

The Nationals fear vital foreign investment will be scared off and jobs lost if the coalition government doesn't finalise approvals for the Adani coal mine before...

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Mining
Apr 5 2019
Concerns Over Adani Coal Mine Meeting

Anti-Adani campaigners are worried the Morrison government may be pressured to push through a federal approval for the Adani coal mine on the eve of the...

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Infrastructure
Apr 2 2019
Shorten's Electric Car Charging Stations

 A new network of electric vehicle charging stations will be built around Australia's major cities and freeways if Labor wins the next election.

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Business
Mar 21 2019
Subbies to Lose $170 Million on Engineering Firm Collapse

Subcontractors and suppliers will not be paid any of the $170 million they are owed as a result of a major engineering firm collapse, the firm’s...

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Infrastructure
Mar 18 2019
Vic Premier Rejects East West Link Idea

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has rejected suggestions his government would consider resurrecting the dumped East West Link if Canberra offers to fully fund the project.

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