Archived News for Engineering Professionals - December, 2016
More details on the incredible cost of the National Broadband Network have surfaced.
Atmosphere additive outlined
The planet is warming, and if reducing greenhouse emissions is not enough to counter the risk, we may need ...
Neurons renewed by gamma flashes
A new study on controlling the rhythms of the brain has some startling results.
Nano-diamond is literal cutting edge
Australian researchers have crafted a new nano-diamond for cutting through ultra-solid materials.
Advocates want waste talk to continue
Businesses, academics and experts want nuclear waste dump talks to stay active.
AEMO backs better links
The energy regulator has backed billions of dollars worth of infrastructure upgrades.
Bluetooth's new era begins
Manufacturers will soon start releasing devices with the new Bluetooth 5 protocol.
Students' send ideas skyward
One hundred experiments designed by Australian students are now on their way to space.
Wind funds blow Barnaby's way
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has put up $120 million for a wind farm in Barnaby Joyce’s electorate.
ANU marks nano-breakthrough
Australian scientists have designed a crystal nano-antenna that turns darkness into visible light.
Santos spins-off to save
Santos says it will save about $2 billion over three years by spinning off its non-essential assets.
Turnbull reacts to dire data
Australia has seen its worst economic results since the global financial crisis, but Malcolm Turnbull says it is just “a bump in the road”.
Locals open world of MOFs
An international team featuring local expertise has plumbed the possibilities of advanced nano-materials.
Nanotech set to tackle WA dust
Nanotechnology could be the solution to dust problems in industrial areas.
NT mining influence highlighted
Environmentalists are concerned about the amount of mining industry figures on an NT Government-appointed board.
Powerful pricing plan outlined
The CSIRO has backed emissions trading as the way to cut power bills and hit carbon targets.
ABCC protection questioned
The CFMEU has started poking holes in plans for a renewed Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).
Adani's new line on track
A proposed coal rail line in Queensland has passed its first hurdle for a Federal Government loan.
Climate review lining up
The Federal Government has opened the possibility of new climate policies for the energy sector.