Archived News for Engineering Professionals - November, 2019
The Climate Council says the Northern Territory is lagging significantly behind the rest of the country in developing renewable energy.
Hazelwood firm convicted
The operator of Hazelwood Mine has been convicted for exposing workers and the public to dangerous conditions...
Global study shows over-investment
Leading research groups have joined the UN to warn of ‘overinvestment’ in fossil fuels.
Lofty goals for local hydro
Analysis has found Australian hydrogen export projections have been exaggerated by factor of up to 11.
Mesh case falls in women's favour
Australian women have won a landmark vaginal mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson.
Pens boost coral sex
Coral researchers have been slaving over a radical new project, rearing millions of coral babies.
Renewable help for remote mine
WA's Mines Minister has officially opened stage one of a new mine-linked solar-powered microgrid project.
Research calls to scrap coal
A new report warns Australia must stop burning coal by 2030 if it wants to help limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.
State funds light-printing
The Victorian Government has put up funds to support a breakthrough 3D-printing technology.
Woodside forecasts future
Woodside Energy says its next era will be one of advanced technology, lower carbon emissions and new employment opportunities.
Second hint of fifth force
For years scientists have operated on the assumption that the universe is works under four fundamental forces ...
Queensland gets big road deal
A huge new Federal funding deal with Queensland will fast track major infrastructure projects.
Ag boost sought synthetically
Synthetic biology could transform Australia’s agricultural sector into a $100 billion industry.
Earth's magnetic notes revealed
New recordings show the Earth singing a strange song when the Sun is having bad weather.
New tech recycles all
Australian scientists say their new technology could make all plastic recyclable.
Saracen scoops Super Pit
Australian gold miner Saracen Mineral Holdings has secured a $1.1 billion deal for a 50 per cent stake in WA’s Super Pit.
AGIG gets link deal
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) has secured a contract with Woodside Energy to build pipelines for the Pluto-North West Shelf (NWS) Interconnector.
Climate/health effects checked
Climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children, and Australia is at significant risk of health decline too.
Holograms honed by sound
Sci-fi-style holograms are one step closer, with exciting developments from Japanese researchers.