Archived News for Industry Professionals - October, 2012
The Tasmanian Government has announced it is seeking almost $900 million for 22 strategic infrastructure projects in its latest submission to the Federal Government’s Nation Building 2 Program (NB2).
Students should always keep in mind their end goal when choosing between associate degrees or advanced diplomas, according to new report released by the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research (NCVER).
The Western Australian Government has announced a suite of initiatives aimed at protecting subcontractors working on building sites run by Building Management and Works (BMW).
The Queensland Coordinator-General has announced the release of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the $4.2 billion South Galilee thermal coal project as part of the Alpha coal mine in Central Queensland.
The Federal Government has passed legislation that will establish the Independent Expert Scientific Committee that will provide advice on coal seam gas and large coal mining to the Government.
Minerals explorer Discovery Metals has announced it has refused the $830 million unsolicited joint bid from Chinese private equity groups Cathay Fortune and China-Africa Development Fund.
The Federal Government has announced it will legislate to amend the Migration Act to clarify the visa requirements for workers in offshore maritime zones.
Heavy vehicle safety and roadworthiness has been brought under the spotlight under a new initiative launched by VicRoads in conjunction with Victoria Police and WorkSafe Victoria.
Compensated injury fatalities are continuing to decrease, but more must be done to ensure the nation’s workplaces are the safest they can possibly be, according to a new report released by Safe Work Australia.
The Federal Government has announced it will sign up to the Cape Town Convention to provide the country’s airlines with access to lower cost finance for aircraft purchases.
infolink.com.au has announced the results of its annual Top Trust Brands survey, revealing Dulux as the country’s most trusted building brand in a field of 629 contestants.
The New South Wales Government is urging stakeholders and those involved in the construction industry to make submissions to a discussion paper recently released as part of an inquiry into the high number of insolvencies within the sector.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRA) has published a survey that shows that all coal producers expect to cut costs in response to the increase to the royalty rates recently announced in the State Budget.