Archived News for Engineering Professionals - June, 2020
Australia's largest insurance company says farmers with coal seam gas (CSG) infrastructure on their property will not be covered for public liability.
3D-printed stents developed
Australian researchers have made it possible to 3D print tailor-made heart stents...
HomeBuilder stalls early
The Federal Government still does not have agreement for its $25,000 HomeBuilder subsidy scheme.
Atlassian plans wood HQ
Australian tech firm Atlassian has announced plans to build the world's tallest hybrid timber tower for its new headquarters.
Coal firms getting collective
A mining lobby and coalition of coal producers could be authorised to collectively negotiate with the Port of Newcastle.
Implant protections delayed
Rules aimed at protecting patients from faulty medical devices have been delayed.
Lockdown lights PV
A reduction in air pollution during lockdown has led to more sunlight reaching solar panels.
Rio reviews destruction
Rio Tinto has launched a review into how it destroyed two sacred Aboriginal sites.
Spin conductors tested
Australian researchers have reviewed exciting new candidates for next-generation spintronics.
Tech heads set on seas
CSIRO and Microsoft are partnering to tackle plastic waste and illegal fishing.
Union says metals hinge on plan
The ACTU says the Federal Government is putting the metals industry at risk with its lack of any emissions policy.
Big finds expected from SKA
Australia will soon be home to half of the most sensitive telescope ever.
Female CEOs bring millions
New research shows Australian companies do better when they have more women in leadership.
Finkel calls for efficiency
Australia’s chief scientist says the nation must do more to lift energy efficiency.
Lizards in live evolution
There is a type of small Australian lizard that sits in an interesting evolutionary middle ground.