Archived News for Industry Professionals - March, 2014
Hundreds of public housing tenants will be moved from their foreshore homes, as the New South Wales government moves to capitalise on the valuable sites.
The Senate has voted down a bill to axe the carbon tax, depriving the Prime Minister of a much-touted election promise and setting the scene for another fight in July.
NuCoal has set off on a legal endeavour today, accusing the Independent Commission Against Corruption of unjustly cancelling an exploration license and failing to complete its investigations.
The Queensland Resource Council has released its updated ‘checklist’ for anti-mining activism in the state, saying opponents are mostly up to their old tricks.
The John Holland group, a giant of the Australian engineering and construction landscape, is shedding hundreds of staff and looking to sell one of its main facilities.
The Royal Commission into the tragic failure of the Rudd government’s home insulation scheme will begin today, and could prompt some intriguing revelations from politicians and public servants on the witness list.
Rio Tinto will expand two of its mines in Western Australia, as the state government signs off on a deal to keep them digging for more than a decade.
The Federal Government is buying a fleet of surveillance drones for border security and other duties, creating around 100 jobs for an estimated cost of $3 billion.