Archived News for Engineering Professionals - February, 2017
A British man has been implanted with a 3D-printed titanium sternum made by CSIRO.
Flood works to halt flows
South Australia has launched a $140 million flood mitigation plan for Adelaide.
Bush phones at risk in USO review
There is concern this week about multi-billion-dollar payments for Telstra to provide phone services to the bush.
Calls to stage Hazelwood closure
There are calls this week for a staged closure of the Hazelwood power station to avoid damaging rural economies.
Experts urge CCS leadership
The International Energy Agency (IEA) says Australia should get into carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
Laser-scanning 'scope revealed
Australian engineers have built an advanced microscope that can film neurons firing in living animals.
CSIRO spools next-gen fibres
Australian scientists have come up with a new way to spin carbon fibre.
Funds flow to pump-power plan
ARENA has approved a $450,000 pumped hydro energy storage project for South Australia.
NT mining money missing
The Northern Territory Government has been accused of redirecting money meant for cleaning up old mines.
Aurecon makes energetic pick
Aurecon has appointed a new global managing director to helm its energy and resources business.
Australia takes powerful rank
Australia has been ranked 15th out of 115 countries for energy access, energy efficiency and renewable energy in a new World Bank report.
Frydenberg to tweak green bank
The federal energy minister may change the rules so that the CEFC can fund carbon capture.
Nano-printing for new circuits
Australian engineers are working on a way to manipulate liquid metal to build circuits just a few atoms thick.