Archived News for Engineering Professionals - July, 2019
Pacific nations do not want Australia to use carry-over credits to meet climate change commitments.
Clean power to provide 35 per cent
Thirty-five per cent of Australia’s electricity needs will be met by clean sources within two years, analysts say.
Metal printed on petals
US researchers have printed liquid-metal circuitry on rose petals, leaves, paper and even jelly.
Studies show rapid rise
Recent warming events have been unmatched in the past 2,000 years, according to international and Australian researchers.
Anonymised data unwound
Researchers say it is becoming easier to identify individuals from anonymised data.
Big biodiesel reignited
Australia's largest renewable biodiesel producer is back in operation, three years after it was driven to closure.
Complex tax deprives Africa
Experts say Australian miners have shifted about $1.1 billion in profit out of Africa in just one year.
Emissions figures lag
Angus Taylor delayed releasing figures showing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions were rising.
Energy Minister inquiry looms
The Federal Energy Minister could face a formal inquiry into alleged backroom meetings.
US eyes new Darwin port
The United States military is preparing a $300 million push to expand naval facilities in northern Australia.
Nissan needs big cuts
Nissan Motor Co is cutting 12,500 jobs after its quarterly profit was nearly wiped out.
Councils call for big road money
Councils are petitioning the government to help fund a future-fit transport network.
New jet issues arise
US officials say there are not enough spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
SKM told to pay back quick
Courts and government authorities are cracking down on recycling giant SKM.
Adani's finances raise concern
Experts have picked apart Adani’s corporate structure and warned it is at risk of collapse.
High hopes for next-gen desal
Australian researchers have unveiled a new, solar-powered water-purifying device ...
Vale convicted in Brazil
Mining company Vale SA has been convicted for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam that killed over 200 people in January.
AEMC makes demand call
The AEMC wants users to sell power back to the grid to guarantee energy demand.
Building blockchain suggested
A meeting of building ministers has agreed on some high-tech new ideas.