Archived News for Engineering Professionals - November, 2022
The Albanese government’s IR laws are set to pass parliament after a deal with the crossbench.
Mining focus reviewed
Researchers have reviewed the safety focus of major Australian mining companies...
Scientists are hopeful about the potential of a newly-discovered pinwheel structure; self-assembled from pyramid-shaped nanoparticles.
AGL speeds gas closure
AGL has announced plans to close its Torrens Island 'B' gas power station nearly a decade early.
Coal claims defended
Local MPs are rushing to defend the coal industry against claims of fudged numbers.
State settles PCH fight
The WA Government has reached a confidential settlement over a $300 million Perth Children's Hospital lawsuit.
US bans alleged spy tech
The US government has banned approvals of new telecommunications equipment from China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE.
US bill could harm local goals
Investors say a new US law could crush Australia’s hydrogen superpower dreams.
Air issues block gold
A large Australian gold mine has failed an air quality audit and had its expansion approval revoked.
State creates powerful body
The NSW Government has launched the ‘Reconstruction Authority’, dedicated to natural disaster management.
Wilkie slams coal claims
A federal MP has accused coal exporters of using faked reports on the cleanliness of their coal.
WTO urges hydrogen shift
The World Trade Organisation wants Australia to focus on green hydrogen and cut its coal habit.
NT works on gas change
The Northern Territory government is moving to legalise the sale of fracking exploration gas.
Santos pause continues
Santos' giant Barossa gas project will remain on hold while the Federal Court considers an appeal.
State predicts coal strength
Queensland government analysis suggests demand for the state’s coal will increase.
Study quiets impulsive mice
Australian researchers have made a significant discovery in how the brain influences impulsive behaviour.