Tragic incidents have prompted Fortescue Metal Group to increase its safety measures.

Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith says safety restrictions are crippling regional air travel.

Concern is mounting within the powerful Minerals Council of Australia and its NSW state-level affiliate.

Aviation Australia has announced it will help run the University of Southern Queensland’s (USQ) new management degree for aircraft maintenance engineers.

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) says a recent survey showed majority support for nuclear power, and has called for renewed debate.

Negotiations have begun for the next round of contracts for Queensland railways.

A meeting this week brings together the finest minds in mineral exploration, as scientists and geologists descend on Geoscience Australia’s UNCOVER Summit.

Linfox is not waiting for mandatory anti-rollover regulations, saying it will install electronic stability control (ESC) on a number of trucks.

Rio Tinto says robots are the future for productive mining, but the CFMEU says it won’t let human workers be replaced.

The Construction, Forestry, Energy and Mining Union says its members are risking death every day, and the ACT government is adding to the problem.

Media outlets are reporting two major Australian builders have found evidence of their own dodgy dealings, and are considering going public before a government probe finds the same thing.

Union workers have threatened to employ ‘civil disobedience’ in protests of large-scale job cuts.

Authorities are having another crack at the failed plan to introduce GPS tracking to Melbourne buses.

The Federal Government says the Fair Work Commission should take into account its promise to cut the carbon tax when setting the minimum wage.

Fortescue has completed an incredible $9.9 billion expansion in the Pilbara, opening the doors on its newest Western Australia mine.

A major Australian superannuation fund has deemed fossil fuels to be ‘socially unacceptable’, and will no longer make investments in that direction.

Illegal blockades at Melbourne construction sites have led to a $1.25 million fine for the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU).

Japan is moving to remix its energy industry, adding 11,000 megawatts of gas and coal power to replace its lost nuclear supplies.

An industry body says new limits on tax concessions for Living Away From Home Allowances (LAFHA) are making rural construction projects more expensive, and placing a hefty burden on business.

Telstra is shooting for $6 billion worth of contracts on Australia’s National Broadband Network, launching a pilot program to test its intended hardware.

The industry lobby for Australian manufacturers says high gas prices and a domestic shortage will lead to the loss of over 100,000 jobs.

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