Archived News for Engineering Professionals - August, 2013
The Parramatta City Council has unveiled its big plan for a city-wide light rail service, mapping out a 31-stop route over thirty kilometres of track.
A new study by an urban engineer in the US says that ever-increasing mounds of rubbish could be the building materials of tomorrow, using readily-available devices and techniques.
With the upcoming election just over a week away all parties are pulling their biggest promissory punches, Kevin Rudd’s latest pledge is for the much-speculated high-speed rail network on the country’s east coast.
There are now dozens of home 3D printers that anyone can purchase and use, but building things at home is set to become even easier with the announcement that the next version of Windows will support the additive manufacturing revolution.
A firm which engineers and manufactures equipment for the mining industry has been forced to leave the Hunter Valley region of NSW, pushed out by unrelenting dust pollution from a nearby mine.
Researchers at CSIRO are abuzz with the success of their new development; a tracker called WASP (or Wireless Ad hoc System for Positioning) designed for use in underground mines.
The latest crash tests for cars in Australia have been completed, with the Australasian New Car Safety Assessment Program giving rankings to the new offerings from Honda and Kia.