Archived News for Industry Professionals - March, 2014
The Labor party has joined the Greens in their push for a Senate probe into environmental offsets for mining firms, questioning whether the price they pay is really equal to the damage they produce.
The OHS scheme covering the building industry will be updated, with authorities looking to modernise and streamline processes while keeping safety intact.
Ongoing community concerns have prompted authorities to review the safety of a wet and slippery mountain pass between the Pacific and New England highways.
Lockheed Martin Australia has joined forces with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) to launch a dual strike on the future of defence technology.
Local media reports suggest water-damaged explosives are still in the ground at the Mt Arthur coal mine, just like the one that led to a plume of poisonous smoke blowing across worksites last month.
The decline of Victorian manufacturing will have effects that flow throughout the state and the rest of the country, the first of which may be the death of the state’s electricity industry.
The Federal Government has announced its ‘streamlined’ version of offshore petroleum and gas resource approvals, and already explorers are looking to sink their drill bits into the ocean floor.
A former Labor minister has come out in support of the Coalition Government’s moves to reform Australian workplaces, which the Prime Minister says should happen as soon as possible.
Residents of a small Victorian town continue to be blanketed by smoke and fumes from an underground coal fire, which authorities say will be investigated.