There is controversy over a $130 million deep sea port in the Northern Territory, after claims that the project went ahead despite having no environmental approval.

BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest mining firm, could have its credit rating downgraded.

The Fair Work Commission has upheld a decision to sack a BHP employee whose beard became a safety issue.

Australian researchers are working on a portable, highly sensitive method for gold detection, which could allow mineral exploration companies to test for gold on-site.

The Road Safety Council says tourists have “no idea” about issues of driver fatigue and the importance of seatbelts.

Two Australian engineering students will get a chance to test their hypersonic ideas in a project that could revolutionise modern transport.

Transport contractor McAleese has detailed the cost of the dwindling iron ore price – and its dealings with Atlas Iron – on its bottom line.

Worley Parsons has become the latest victim of poor commodity prices, announcing over 2,000 people will lose their jobs across its operations.

The Federal Government says a new $200 million annual investment will improve the state of Australia’s apprenticeship system.

BHP Billiton has secured oil exploration licences in Barbados.

A Darwin contractor was the victim of over $300,000 worth of vandalism on the weekend, after joy-rider broke in and went to town with a bulldozer.

New figures show the value of civil construction is dropping, and could be on the way to a sector-wide collapse.

The Federal Government has put out new resources to keep Commonwealth-funded building projects safe.

The Industry Minister has been spruiking links between the Australian and United States’ energy sectors.

Workers around the country have marched on various issues, in the annual May Day union rallies over the weekend.

A new report is aimed at ending the myth that tax concessions for the wealthy help everyday Australians.

Tech firm Tesla is making a foray into the commercial energy market, with a series of new batteries designed to store energy at the home, business and utility scale.

New figures reveal the five coal companies that receive most taxpayer-subsidised diesel via the notorious Fuel Tax Credits scheme.

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