A WorkCover Queensland sweep of the retail sector has found an alarming lack of understanding among employers as to their workers’ compensation obligations.

Volvo Buses has signed an agreement with tech giant Siemens to supply electrified bus systems to cities.

Leaked government documents suggest workers for mining company Linc Energy were exposed to “uncontrolled releases” of gas in Queensland.

A Safe Work Australia study has shown that some manufacturing workers are going unprotected in the face of serious hazards.

The transport sector has seen the highest number of deaths in any Australian industry this year.

A new deal hopes to allow Tasmanian exporters to access markets currently out of reach.

A new project is building a set of maps that can predict the strength of any structure.

Zimbabwe is undertaking a massive nationalisation of its diamond mines.

The mining industry is taking steps to reduce the hefty toll of carbon emissions from coal-fired power stations.

An industry leader has slammed Australia’s lack of effective energy policy, saying the nation is driving up its own gas prices at the cost of local innovation.

Australian authorities have put out a new paper in the quest for a better way to manage infrastructure worldwide.

There is strong speculation that the Federal Government will switch its stance against a big Chinese bank, in the hope of securing money for infrastructure.

A big Australian super fund is investing in US projects due to a lack of opportunities at home.

Unemployment has slipped down to 6.3 per cent, with 15,600 jobs added in the latest period.

The Federal Government has unveiled legislation to stop abuse of the vocational education loans scheme.

The Prime Minister and the Victorian Premier could be heading for a showdown, following a heated exchange of letters this week.

Fighting against growing risks to farmland, native forests and water supplies will be the focus of the vocal Lock the Gate Alliance ahead of the upcoming NSW election.

Today is World Plumbing Day, an event to celebrate the vital but often unsung work of plumbers across the globe.

The Australian Trucking Association's (ATA) owner-driver representative says ‘danger pay’ for truck drivers would leave them worse off.

A big review of Alcoa’s smelting and refining operations could be bad news for its 4,000 West Australian workers.

The price of iron ore is at a six year low, and still sliding.

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