Archived News for Engineering Professionals - September, 2015
“There is liquid water today on the surface of Mars,” came the announcement overnight from Michael Meyer, the lead scientist on NASA’s Mars exploration programme.
The Wilderness Society has questioned a deal that will see energy giant Chevron pay for CSIRO’s research ship Investigator to conduct oil and gas exploration in the Great Australian Bight.
The Tasmanian Greens are walking a fine line between two of their major policy areas – announcing their opposition to an experimental renewable energy system in a Wilderness World Heritage Area (WWHA).
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates have bought into a multi-billion dollar scheme to bring internet access to everyone in the world by 2020.
UPDATE 23/09 - Volkswagen has now admitted installing its dodgy emissions test “defeat devices” in 11 million clean diesel cars sold worldwide, the vast majority of which were in Europe.
The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) must pay around $9 million in damages and legal costs to Boral after the union's boycott of the construction company was ruled illegal.