Victoria’s Macedon Ranges Shire has allowed a quarry south of Kyneton to triple in size.

New working groups have been announced for a nationwide research overhaul.

NBN's chief executive Bill Morrow says he has visited the homes of tech giants Google and Facebook, and confirmed that people do not want fibre optic internet at home.

Japan's space agency has lost a newly-launched astronomy satellite.

Using water, a laser and some key chemicals, the chance to make carbon nanotubes on an industrial scale has come closer.

Analysts say a tech revolution is rising in the mining industry.

A new report claims miners’ satisfaction levels with their suppliers are on the rise.

Australian engineers have unveiled exciting new nano-tech “smart packages”, which could change the way drugs are delivered.

The Victorian town of Anglesea is being consulted about future uses for the site of Alcoa’s coal-fired power station and mine.

There has been progress and a setback in the effort to patch up Tasmania’s power supplies.

Queensland researchers have taken another small step on the path to quantum computing.

Energy giant Woodside has shelved its gigantic Browse floating LNG project off Western Australia, and the Federal Government feels aggrieved.

A stunning piece of research has seen the entire HIV-1 genome cut out of a patient’s infected immune cells.

South Australia’s enthusiasm to build a nuclear waste storage facility may be tempered by a new Australia Institute report.

The depth of the slump in global mining is evident in machinery giant Caterpillar’s latest figures.

Glencore is selling its Hunter Valley coal rail assets.

Australian scientists have discovered special bacteria that help create platinum.

Korean engineers have unveiled a wearable, sweat-sensing patch that can monitor and regulate blood glucose levels.

A new report says China is responsible for about ten per cent of the global warming since the pre-industrial era.

Adani has reached some key agreements on its $AU16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project.

Researchers want to make Adelaide an ‘integrated smart city’ to demonstrate the mod-cons of tomorrow.

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