The Climate Institute has slammed the adequacy of Australia’s carbon emission reduction measures, saying they would not meet the smallest target set at the upcoming Paris climate talks.

Victorian Labor MP Cesar Melhem says he will stay in State Parliament and fight allegations of corruption from his days as a union boss.

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) wants to clarify the requirements for the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) auditor training and qualifications.

BHP Billiton Iron Ore has signed a significant native title agreement with traditional owners of land in the Pilbara.

The tailings dam at a BHP joint venture iron ore mine in Brazil has burst, killing several people.

Contrary to media reports last week, WA Treasurer Mike Nahan says stage 2 of the $1.6 billion Perth Freight Link project has not been put on the shelf.

Australia’s largest planned coal mine is going back to court again, this time to face what the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) calls an “historic, landmark case”.

Canberra engineering firm Seeing Machines is looking to introduce hands-free cruise control for regular cars, but it has some innovations in store for mining truck drivers as well.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has added its perspective to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal’s (RSRT) packed agenda.

Australian Industry Group data shows the construction sector has expanded for a third straight month.

A Swiss engineer says he has developed a bamboo composite that has the strength to replace steel reinforcements in construction.

The former chief executive of the NBN project, Mike Quigley, has released data he says shows NBN Co has perfectly good financial and accounting systems, and cost blowouts are Malcolm Turnbull’s fault.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has released a consultation paper on a ‘biofutures’ industry in Queensland.

A minimum security prison in WA could be interrupted by industrial action, with workers voting to amp up their arguments amid stalled pay negotiations.

Two of the world’s best-known tech firms are racing to create a system of autonomous airships that will bring the internet to as yet unconnected parts of the world.

RBA governor Glenn Stevens has told a major economic forum that interest rates will likely stay on hold for the time being, as inflation is under control and home prices are cooling.

Experts say it is hard to tell what happens to billions of dollars in taxpayer funds handed out in the Government's Direct Action climate policy.

Federal Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg is staying quiet on which regional councils have put their names up to host a nuclear waste dump.

Adelaide ship-builder ASC has picked itself up from a rough year to post a profit of almost $22 million.

The CFMEU has been hit with a $48,000 fine for threatening to disrupt work on a Melbourne rail station.

Five Western Australian businesses and projects have been praised for their efforts to reduce the risk of work-related injury and disease.

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