Archived News for Engineering Professionals - August, 2021
Researchers are working on a new system that could see an entire room turned into a charger for devices located within it.
Call for coastal site rules
Australia is girt by sea that contains important, but unprotected, archeological sites.
Big rail review launched
A review of Australia’s interstate rail network regulations has been launched.
Lendlease backs zero by 2050
Australian building giant Lendlease says the Federal Government must commit to cutting carbon emissions to zero by 2050.
2D twists could outstrip silicon
Scientists are discovering the amazing properties of atomically-thin, twisted graphene.
ARENA backs tech connection
Federal agencies are funding a new digital energy connections simulation tool.
BHP slashes Hunter value
BHP has slashed millions from the value of its NSW Hunter Valley thermal coal mine.
China firing new thorium
China is preparing to test a molten salt nuclear reactor that uses thorium instead of uranium.
Double win for dual-use roof
A new study has shown the advantages of combining green roofs with solar setups.
Sticky tape key to quantum comms
Experts say sticky tape can protect people from computer hackers, but not in the way many might think.
Councils want help on green goals
Council advocates are lobbying for more money to help local governments meet climate goals.
Dark roof ban looms
New South Wales is considering new building regulations that would ban dark roofing in some areas.