Archived News for Industry Professionals - March, 2014
Several bodies are calling for increased scrutiny of the Port of Gladstone, as the federal environment department moves to delay its decision on leaking dredge spoils.
Mining companies often weigh environmental outcomes against economic ones, and choose actions which benefit the latter, but researchers say with better planning they can have the best of both worlds.
Cootes Transport has demonstrated that it can be a safe, valid and compliant trucking company - enough for it to be allowed to continue operating in New South Wales.
The United Firefighters Union has accused Victorian authorities of sending its members to battle the Morwell mine fire with inadequate protection from poisonous fumes, and against the warnings of its own expert.
A new report has added weight to the argument that all users should pay for roads, highlighting new ways to fund advanced infrastructure.
Some New South Wales drivers will have breathalysers attached to their ignition systems in coming weeks, as the state rolls out its technological weapon in the fight for road safety.
Advanced modelling has solved a generations-old geological question, as scientists investigate why long, curvy mountains form near places where tectonic plates smash together.
A new report from analysts at Deloitte Access Economics has highlighted 25 sectors that could drive the Australian economy in the future, including nuclear power generation and waste storage.
Some of the world’s leading online companies and communities have spoken out about efforts to “fast track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying governments should ease up in their push to create a corporate-friendly, freedom-restricting future.