Archived News for Engineering Professionals - September, 2017
Australian researchers have led a program to design a fibre-optic gas sensor with unprecedented sensitivity.
Study details powerful evaporation
Engineers are working on ways to harvest energy from evaporating water.
Ships and subs bring international eyes
Big firms are circling as the Government gets ready to drop billions on boats.
Scientists plan path to stars
Australian scientists have laid out their vision for the new national space agency.
Sea exloration linked to scallop damage
Marine research says noise from oil and gas exploration could be harming scallops.
New link for green steelmaking
A steel baron and climate change expert have teamed up to make Australian factories greener.
Photons slowed for future CPUs
Australian researchers have stored photonic information as an acoustic wave on a microchip.
Printable metal range expanded
A new technique opens up 3D printing to thousands of metal alloys - even those that can't be welded.
Australia plump with pumped sites
A new ANU study says there are more than enough potential pumped hydro sites to power the nation.
Flood risk for inland rail
The Melbourne-to-Brisbane inland rail line could be built across a floodplain which, unsurprisingly, is prone to flooding.
SA has eyes on space
The SA Government wants the state play a bigger role in the multi-billion-dollar space industry.
Coal mine cracks could harm catchment
A coal mine in NSW is putting Sydney’s drinking water catchment at risk.
ABCC boss resigns
Labor is trying to make a big deal out of the resignation of ABCC boss Nigel Hadgkiss.
FMG boss on the way out
Nev Power will wrap up his run as chief executive officer of Fortescue Metals Group in February next year.