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Land Claims Could Thwart Light Rail Development
Civil
Wednesday January 14 2015

Land Claims Could Thwart Light Rail Development

The NSW government’s plans for light urban transit in Newcastle could be derailed as a result of land claims submitted by a local indigenous group.

Possibility of Destructive Australian Earthquake “Very Real”
Structural
Tuesday December 9 2014

Possibility of Destructive Australian Earthquake “Very Real”

The Earthquake Engineering Society has shaken up Australian beliefs by revealing that a 6.2 magnitude earthquake - the size of New Zealand's destructive 2011 Christchurch earthquake...

Newcastle’s New Height Regulations Lambasted
Urban Planning
Friday August 8 2014

Newcastle’s New Height Regulations Lambasted

Newcastle's Christ Church Cathedral will now stand as the height benchmark for NSW's second city under new planning controls.

Australia Sets Record for Solar Heated Steam
Energy
Monday June 9 2014

Australia Sets Record for Solar Heated Steam

Scientists and engineers in Australia have broken new ground in the use of solar energy to generate ultra hot steam for power generation purposes.

Architecture Students to Redesign Newcastle CBD
Urban Planning
Friday September 27 2013

Architecture Students to Redesign Newcastle CBD

Masters of Architecture students at the University of Newcastle have been assigned a new project for this semester: re-designing the CBD. With no restrictions in the...