An eight-year sentence has been handed down in Australia's biggest-ever insider trading case.

A new Australian study says particularly social bugs like ants and bees may have something to teach us about building resilient infrastructure.

Western Australian Water Minister Mia Davies says more supplies and uses of water are needed.

Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is joining with Brazilian firm Vale to pursue iron ore joint ventures.

A senate inquiry into the rise of black lung in Queensland coal miners begins this week.

BHP’s Samarco joint venture has reached a settlement with the Brazilian government that will see it pay a minimum of $US1.7 billion over six years for a deadly tailings spill.

Thyssenkrupp Industrial has picked up a set of multi-million-dollar contracts to replace materials handling equipment at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal.

Australia’s top companies, across all industries, do better with more women on their executive teams.

New South Wales police have reported on their ongoing truck safety crack down, focused this time in the state’s north.

Clive Palmer – a politician and mining magnate of indeterminable wealth – appears to have taken control of his ailing nickel refinery once more.

The transport sector is preparing for its next technological step forwards.

The South Australian Government is seeking to impose hefty jail terms on people who attack public transport staff.

Tasmania and the ACT have adopted National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual Version 2, and will now hold operators to new inspection standards.

Staff at NSW’s Essential Energy will vote on industrial action this week, with reports up to 800 jobs will go in the next two years.

Rising utility prices are a source of concern and outrage for Australian consumers, leading experts to look at ways to keep the system honest.

Fair Work Commission (FWC) vice-president Michael Lawler has resigned, ending a long-running legal dispute and leaving a big bill for time on leave.

Reports say Brisbane City Council (BCC) signed a multi-million-dollar contract to sell city parkland to major donor to the Liberal National Party.

Progress has been slow for a recall of dodgy electrical cabling installed in thousands of Australian homes.

Leaked reports suggest the company building the National Broadband Network has investigated a new kind of fibre-to-the-premises technology.

The chiefs companies hit with serious lawsuits often end up with a better reputation.

The WA Opposition says taxpayers have been ripped off by the $10.4 million sale of a division of the Water Corporation.

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