Archived News for Industry Professionals - September, 2013
Nurses at the Dubbo Hospital say they have been pushed to the brink by low staffing levels, and are threatening to close beds in the mergency deprtment in protests this afternoon.
Federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane claims that New South Wales will run out of gas by 2016 – possibly leaving thousands without work, unless energy companies leap into coal seams.
A report has quantified the benefits of environmentally-minded building, with data showing the City of Sydney has saved millions with its Better Buildings Partnership.
A report says the figures behind the construction of the site for the 2022 FIFA world cup have been working their people to death, and will have to answer for a significant toll by the time the stadiums are complete.
The South Australian Government says the Office of Consumer and Business Services found it has been overcharging builders for their licenses for nearly two decades.
A recent ‘mistake’ in a regional council’s definition of mining land could have implications for local, state and parliamentary relationships around the country.
A World Bank report on gender equality in business has found a sorry state for women in many countries, with several nations upholding laws that give husbands the power to prevent their wives from working.
The fatigue fight between the Health Services Union and the NSW Ambulance Service continues, with the next round of negotiations over shifts and rosters about to begin.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator was meant to come into operation this month, but has been delayed again with reports saying it is uncertain when the new body will get underway.
The massive Brazilian mining firm Vale has announced a deal to sell a 35.9 percent stake in its cargo logistics firm and invest billions in better infrastructure.
As has been repeated many times since the federal election, the new Coalition government intends to be known for its infrastructure – the incoming regime is trying to put money where its mouth has been and present a business case for massive road projects.