Archived News for Engineering Professionals - October, 2020
Four academics share the 2020 PM's Prize for Science for their contributions to the detection of gravitational waves.
Engie has NSW interest
French firm Engie has bought into a $750 million wind farm development project in central NSW.
Door flaw hobbles choppers
The Defence Department has revealed that the MRH-90 helicopter fleet has a major flaw.
Experts expect missed targets
New analysis suggests industrial emissions will rise for another decade, despite government policies.
Fukushima fallout mapped
Researchers have reviewed the environmental impact of the 2011 Fukushima accident.
Locals beat laser limit
Australian quantum theorists have shown how to thwart limits on the coherence of lasers.
Sun aids new purification
Australian engineers have come up with a new method to remove harmful E. coli from water.
CSIRO sees battery options
CSIRO says Australia has the potential to capitalise on more of the battery value chain.
Low-energy storage laid out
Australian experts are looking at new materials that could guide the future of low-energy data storage.
TENGs enhanced with AI
Engineers are working on ways to scavenge power from low-frequency vibrations in the environment...
Twiggy picks up port project
Billionaire Andrew Forrest now owns 100 per cent of Australian Industrial Energy (AIE).
Whitehaven keeps coal
Whitehaven Coal shareholders have rejected a push to scrap its coal operations.
Pawsey plans for new power
The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre says its new supercomputer will be 30 times more powerful than its predecessors.
OSIRIS scrapes asteroid surface
An astounding feat of science and engineering has occurred in space this week ...
Sydney water risk outlined
A mining company says its coal expansion plans pose “no risk” to Sydney's drinking water.
Harsh light fixes solar issue
Australian engineers have cleared the latest hurdle for the future of solar cells.
Nokia tapped for Moon mobile
Nokia is planning to bring mobile coverage to the Moon, building a 4G comms system at a future lunar base.