Archived News for Engineering Professionals - June, 2022
The federal government has launched an expert review of Australia’s carbon credit system.
Human weather links reviewed
A new review looks at how much of the world’s extreme weather is down to human-driven climate change.
Snowy releases cause concern
The need for more power from Snowy Hydro has prompted flooding fears for farmers.
Flood rebuild stats revealed
New stats show the insurance bill for February floods in NSW and QLD has reached $4.8 billion.
Qantas seeks sweetened cut
Qantas is threatening workers over what has been called a “bribe” to accept a new pay deal.
AEMO ends market play
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has restored the National Electricity Market (NEM) to full operation ...
Big warning on hydro-leaks
Scientists are warning that hydrogen fuel could make climate change worse.
NASA makes NT launch
NASA has launched its first rocket from the new Arnhem Space Centre in the Northern Territory.
State body rejects coal plan
A NSW government agency has come out against a proposed coal mine extension.
Sun Cable makes IA list
More progress has been made on the world’s biggest solar and battery project.
ATSE appoints STEM leaders
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has announced 16 STEM champions to lead its ...
Quantum circuit goes live
Australian researchers say they have created the world’s first quantum integrated circuit manufactured at the atomic scale.
Samsung slammed for soggy claims
Samsung has been fined $14 million for misleading consumers about the water resistance of Galaxy smartphones.
Big Hobart delay slammed
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has called on the Tasmanian government to “get on with” a Hobart development he helped fund when he was last in government a decade ago.
Court action over gas risk
Conservationists are seeking to halt the $16 billion Scarborough gas project due to its risk to the Great Barrier Reef.
Slick BP avoids spill damage
Stats show the largest marine oil spill in history did not harm BP’s stocks in the long term.
ANU shows tiny light control
Australian researchers have come up with a way to control the way light passes through a glass slide ...
Locals score Pentagon deal
The United States Department of Defence is paying an Australian mining company to build a processing facility in the US.