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NZ Faces $100 billion-plus Water Infrastructure Deficit
Infrastructure
Wednesday June 7 2017

NZ Faces $100 billion-plus Water Infrastructure Deficit

New Zealand's local authorities face a $100 billion-plus to replace ageing water pipes, drains and sewers and will need central government assistance to meet the bill,...

What is the Future of Hydraulic Engineering in Buildings?
Buildings
Thursday November 5 2015

What is the Future of Hydraulic Engineering in Buildings?

Dealing with water and sewerage may not be sexy, but the past few decades have seen considerable evolution with regard to hydraulic engineering in buildings and...

We’ll Fight Hardie on Asbestos: Unions
Safety
Wednesday October 15 2014

We’ll Fight Hardie on Asbestos: Unions

The nation’s leading union body has signalled its intention to fight any attempt by James Hardie to avoid meeting an expected shortfall in funds available to...

Robot Spots Leaks in Pipelines Using Pressure Sensors
Infrastructure
Monday June 30 2014

Robot Spots Leaks in Pipelines Using Pressure Sensors

A new robot developed by scientists at MIT promises to increase the safety of gas systems by locating leaks in pipe lines with increased rapidity and...

Portable Device Identifies Pipeline Damage in Muddy Water
Infrastructure
Thursday August 15 2013

Portable Device Identifies Pipeline Damage in Muddy Water

A researcher at a Norwegian university has developed a portable device which is capable of identifying leaks and other damage suffered by pipelines situated in turgid...

Sydney Water Infrastructure Gets $755 Million Upgrade
Infrastructure
Tuesday July 23 2013

Sydney Water Infrastructure Gets $755 Million Upgrade

Sydney’s water and sewerage related infrastructure is set to receive a $755 million upgrade as the government ramps construction efforts across the city’s water network to...

Sydney to Lose 40.515 Billion Litres of Water in 2013
Infrastructure
Thursday June 20 2013

Sydney to Lose 40.515 Billion Litres of Water in 2013

Sydney will lose more than 40 billion litres of water this year as the city and its surrounds lose more than six per cent of its...