Archived News for Industry Professionals - October, 2013
The person in charge of water in the new Federal Government has attended meetings with irrigators, who are concerned that changes to water rights and protocols could leave them inundated, rather than irrigated.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has released draft legislation to repeal the Carbon Tax, including the abolishment of the Climate Change Authority, Clean Energy Act, and other measures designed to combat pollution.
Safety advocates in North Queensland are urging the State Government to provide more places for trucks to leave their trailers, as drivers are forced to ditch their loads in unsafe and unsuitable areas.
An Australian Company is looking to fill the skies with drones, but not the nasty kind - the kind that delivers knowledge-bombs in the form of textbooks.
The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum says fatalities have dropped in the last thirteen years despite massive increases in the amount of workers.
A mining billionaire has made the biggest single philanthropic donation in Australian history – giving $65 million to higher education in Western Australia.
A senior executive has detailed the challenges faced by China’s central force in online business – AliBaba – which could lead to opportunities for Australian businesses.
Construction industry officials and healthcare representatives say the downturn in new building projects and widespread sacking in Tasmania has taken a mental toll on apprentices.
A $6 million research partnership should allow a clean-burning synthetic fuel to hit the market, with CSIRO and its Indian equivalent coming together to light-up the new power supply.