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Mining Risks Missing Next Generation of Engineers
Mining
Tuesday July 17 2018

Mining Risks Missing Next Generation of Engineers

For Trent Nayler, notions of any lack of opportunity within Australia’s mining sector as a result of the recent downturn are incorrect.

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 10 2018

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?

To some, compact urban environments offer advantages in putting greater numbers of people within walking or riding distance of transport connections, employment opportunities and local services.

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?
Green
Thursday March 2 2017

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?

The latest World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report identified the global failure of climate change policy to be the greatest risk to business and society over...

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?
Residential
Tuesday May 31 2016

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?

The first Tuesday in May was something of a ‘Super Tuesday’ for economists, with an update on residential building approvals appearing in the morning, the RBA...

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?
Residential
Wednesday May 18 2016

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?

The first Tuesday in May was something of a ‘Super Tuesday’ for economists, with an update on residential building approvals appearing in the morning, the RBA...

20,000 More Mining Jobs to Go as Construction Winds Back
Business
Tuesday December 1 2015

20,000 More Mining Jobs to Go as Construction Winds Back

Around 20,000 more jobs are set to go as investment in resource related construction activity in Australia falls by almost 60 percent over the next three...

Downer Joins Ranks of Contractors Exiting Big Projects
Business
Tuesday September 22 2015

Downer Joins Ranks of Contractors Exiting Big Projects

The list of contractors meeting with major difficulties on large-scale resource projects in Australia continues to grow following Downer's withdrawal from an ammonium nitrate project in...