Researchers in the US have discovered a new material for making biofuel, which had previously been discarded as part of the process.

Miners at various sites have showed signs of ‘black lung’, and they are making their anger known.

BHP says one of its iron trains derailed recently, but no one was injured.

Iron ore is down again, continuing its slow decline to land at US$39.40 per tonne on the Steel Index.

The Federal Government has unveiled a digitised version of Australia’s vast mapping network.

The fate of around 800 Queensland workers hinges on an expected decision from Clive Palmer about his Yabulu nickel refinery near Townsville.

Queensland businesses are beaming at the prospect of 2,000 new construction jobs lined up in the Surat Basin region.

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is tightening the rules on shipping container weighing processes, leading to some concern within the industry.

The biggest move in the wake of the royal commission into trade unions has come in the form of charges against CFMEU leader John Setka.

Reports say up to 32 people are dead after one of the worst offshore oil disasters in history.

The Northern Territory Government has responded to repeated complaints that its home buyers’ insurance scheme is not working.

It can take young people up to a decade to secure a stable and meaningful job after leaving secondary school, according to Australia’s most comprehensive youth trends study, the Life Patterns project.

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) acted unlawfully when by raiding the Canberra headquarters of the Construction, Mining, Forestry, and Energy Union (CFMEU), the ACT Supreme Court has found.

There are more hearings on this week in South Australia’s nuclear fuel cycle royal commission.

Former industry minister Ian Macfarlane has defected from the Liberal Party to join the Nationals.

Troubling reports are emerging that refugees and local workers on Nauru are being forced to remove asbestos without proper protection from the potentially deadly material.

Reports this week suggest the Queensland Government has been planning to strip native title off traditional landowners to make way for the Carmichael coal mine.

The Australian Logistics Council says it is committed to improving that way that the industry attracts, retains and supports talented women in the logistics workforce.

Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has admitted ignoring its own policy to approve the Roe 8 highway extension.

Australian authorities have put out a series of recommendations to reduce the amount of unnecessary deaths from quad bike accidents, which have killed 19 people so far this year.

The NSW Department of Resources and Energy has released its report on an incident in August which saw a haul truck at the Ashton Coal Handling and Preparation Plant crush a light vehicle.

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