Archived News for Engineering Professionals - June, 2013
The Australian construction industry has marked its third consecutive year of decline, with the latest Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association report confirming the sector is still continuing to contract.
The Federal Government has announced a new program which it says will drive the deliver of 150 megawatts of energy through new renewable energy resources in regional and remote areas of the country within the next five years.
The Federal Government has come out in support of calls for the establishment of a code of conduct between independent automotive repairers and car manufacturers to allow repairers access to crucial data needed to service modern cars.
The Queensland Government is calling for community feedback on Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed $1.76 billion Byerwen Coal Mine, north of the Bowen Basin.
The Queensland Government has announced $4.2 billion will be allocated in the 2013-14 State Budget to rebuild the state after this year’s floods, with $2.1 billion of that going to road rebuilding.
The Federal Government has announced it will invest a further $15.1 million to assist the Ford employees who will be effected by the recent announcement that the motor giant will be cutting all manufacturing works in the country.
The Victorian Government has announced construction work on the new $630 million Bendigo Hospital has been given the green light following the signing between the State Government and the Exemplar Health Consortium.
The New South Wales Government has announced the proposed motorway linking the F3 with the M2 has progressed to Stage 3 under the state’s unsolicited proposals assessment process.
The country’s manufacturing industry has continued to struggle in its malaise in May, despite a small upswing over the month according to the latest Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).
The South Australian Government has announced Nyrstar will be required to produce a Public Environment Report (PER) for its proposed $350 million smelter transformation at Port Pirie.