‘Platooning’ trucks could be tested on Australian roads, with a national body indicating it is interested in the benefits of partly-automated transport.

Federal motoring body NRMA has called on the Coalition Government to address a mound of backlogged road projects in NSW.

New figures show more trucks were tested and more safety issues uncovered as Operation Austrans continues.

New figures show a spike in mining-related deaths at work, up to the highest rate in over a decade.

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is looking at legal action against a drone operator who allegedly hit a triathlon runner with an unmanned aircraft in Western Australia.

A range of upgrades have been announced for Melbourne’s road and public transport networks.

Media investigations have shown the ongoing costs of the mining industry in New South Wales, with close to $9 million spent dealing with legacy mine issues in the last five years.

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has placed roadworthiness front and centre of issues facing the industry, imploring all operators to keep on top of safety checks.

The remaining Tier 3 rail lines in Western Australia's grain belt have been closed, and many are waiting to see what effect it will have when tonnes of freight are moved onto the roads.

There has been some concern over the speed with which the Federal Government is changing disability support, with some advocates saying it is storming ahead with almost no consultation.

A faulty USB is being blamed for a NSW woman’s death, and has prompted calls to check that even low-power adapters are properly certified.

Twenty-five Coalition lower house MPs have signed a petition asking for the aluminium smelting industry to be exempt from the Renewable Energy Target (RET).

A new robot could save millions of dollars across energy, water and gas pipe networks.

Entrants in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe have shown what the energy-conscious house of the future may include.

More than a third of all workers at Australian construction sites believe their workplace is not mentally safe.

The first 100-storey building in the Southern Hemisphere has been approved for the Victorian Government, clearing the way for the 319-metre monolith.

Australia has added to its uranium repertoire with the opening of the Four Mile mine in South Australia.

A new ACT Government taskforce will be the key point of contact for Canberrans affected by asbestos insulation.

A NSW Legislative Assembly will look into accusations that the state’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) covered up the extent of coal dust pollution.

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the NSW government should share gas royalties with landowners, but that he would die before creating a domestic reservation.

The mining industry is hugely responsible for economic prosperity in Australia, but a new report says there is a big cost when states choose to dig.

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