Archived News for Engineering Professionals - May, 2022
Eden Brew - a company making milk in a lab - is raising millions in new capital.
New Acland expansion moving
New Hope Group says it is one step closer to approval of its Stage 3 coal mine expansion in Queensland, but challenges remain.
Reef history in drill data
A core-sampling study has unveiled a deep history of wild weather on the Great Barrier Reef.
Frigate firm wants yard changed
Shipbuilder BAE Systems is setting up a test for the new Federal Government over a $45 billion frigate project.
Broadcom seeks big cloud deal
Computer chipmaker Broadcom is looking to buy cloud computing company VMware in a US$61 billion deal.
EV Metals buys battery firm
A Perth company is lining up to become one of the first outside of China to control its entire battery supply chain.
Green shift suggested
Local green banks say they need new rules to help finance an energy transition.
High tech car site backed
The NSW Government has announced $9.5 million worth of funding to build the largest government-run autonomous vehicle testing site in the southern hemisphere.
CSIRO regrets CCS silence
One of Australia's leading science bodies says it should have been more vocal in its support for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Pay disparities targeted
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese wants to stop businesses paying labour hire workers less than direct employees for the same work.
Flood study backs pavement change
Researchers say councils might want to consider permeable pavement as a flood mitigation strategy.
Hells Gates set for delay
A $5.4 billion dam project in North Queensland is likely to be pushed back.
Pilbara legal case looms
Traditional owners are preparing a legal battle with mining giant Fortescue Metals Group over royalty payments in WA.
Hydrogen claims unpicked
New analysis throws doubt on the ability of a Victorian project using brown coal to make hydrogen.
SwirlFlow set for global use
A CSIRO-developed device will be rolled out on mine sites following a recent agreement.
ATSE requests STEM focus
Tech advocates are urging the new Australian Government to urgently decarbonise the economy and invest in the STEM workforce.