The Australian Industry Group (AI Group) has lent its voice to the increasingly clamour calling for the scrapping of the Building Cod 2013, citing ‘numerous interpretation and application problem which have come to light’.

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research has announced that employers across the country will be contacted in the coming weeks as part of its Survey of Australian Employers in a bid to identify the ways they meet their skill needs and how effective their strategies are.

12 separate pieces of Federal and State legislation spanning 8,000 pages will now be consolidated into a single law after the Queensland Government passed the Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill through State Parliament.

Mineral exports coming through the Burnie port are set to boom after the Riley mine in the North West Coast of the State comes online.

Fresh from posting its first loss in nearly two decades, mining giant Rio Tinto has announced a reshuffle of its executive leadership.

Incoming Rio Tinto Chief Executive, Sam Walsh, has made some candid admissions in the posting of the results of the year ended in December, saying the company will have to reprioritise with delivering greater value for its shareholders, setting out his vision for the company after the departure of his predecessor Tom Albanese.

Air Pacific has announced its Managing Director and CEO, David Pflieger, will be stepping down from his position following the completion of his three-year contract in May to return home to the United States.

The Rural Australian Committee has handed down its report into fly-in-fly-out work practices, slamming it as a “cancer on the bush.”

Former Australian Defence Force Command, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Mike Lean has been named as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Hastings Development Authority.

The Northern Territory Government has announced it will release enough gas to keep the Gove alumina refinery open for the next 10 years.

The Queensland Government has announced that it will allow the development of a commercial oil shale industry under ‘strict environmental conditions’.

The Queensland Government has introduced new laws which scrap the requirement for new properties to be built with rainwater tanks and energy efficient hot water systems.

Uranium explorer and miner Toro Energy has announced the appointment of Vanessa Guthrie as the company’s new Managing Director, replacing Greg Hall who has stepped down from the position, but will remain on the company’s Board as a non-executive director.

The Federal Government has granted conditional approval to the Maules Creek and Boggabri mine proposals, as well as the Gloucester coal seam methane gas project.

The Federal Government has announced it will introduce a suite of new licensing regulations before the end of the year in a bid to enhance aviation safety and further deliver on the recommendations of the Aviation White Paper.

Engineering firm John Holland has announced it has been awarded the $186 million contract to deliver the Cape Lambert Port B – Wharf Extension project for Rio Tinto.

Mining giant Rio Tinto has welcomed the decision by the Australian Competition Tribunal that will see third party users banned from the Hamersley and Robe rail lines.

The South Australian Government has announced it will support a proposal by IronClad to reshape its transport plan for linking the Wilcherry Hill mine to port facilities on the Eyre Peninsula.

On behalf of the team at LogisticsCareer, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the late Nick Dimopoulos, Chief Executive of the National Transport Commission, who sadly passed away on 8 February 2013.

The Victorian Government has released new data which it says shows that the Vocational Education Plan is addressing key skills shortages.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a draft determination proposing to aurhorise Endocoal, Whitehaven Coal, Yancoal Australia, QC Resource Investments and Linc Energy to collectively bargain with Adani Mining for access to its new coal terminal at Dudgeon Point and with Aurizon Network for access to below rail infrastructure to transport their coal to the terminal.

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