CSIRO says a battery recycling industry could tackle Australia’s annual 3,300 tonnes of lithium-ion battery waste.

Scientists at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have created floating probes that can measure flood water.

Adani appears close to locking in finance for a key part of its $16.5 billion Queensland coal mine.

Atlas Iron has urged its shareholders to accept a takeover offer from a Hancock Prospecting subsidiary.

Planning approval has been granted for a 300MW solar farms near Gladstone in Queensland.

Energy Australia says the NEG is not inherently pro-coal.

Experts have proposed a tax on building materials to fund the removal of asbestos.

Rio Tinto has marked the first delivery of iron ore ‘pit-to-port’ by an autonomous train.

The Federal Government has rolled out new powers that will require infrastructure managers to detail their IT environments.

Australian scientists have made a new step towards quantum computing.

South Australia wants the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site to house the nation's new space agency.

The offshore petroleum regulator has been accused of failing to keep workers safe.

An international team has used artificial photosynthesis to split water into hydrogen and oxygen at near zero gravity.

Melbourne Airport is set for a major overhaul.

The Federal Government is considering making Australian universities prioritise science and maths in teaching degrees.

Yancoal has announced over 200 employees will be stood down or re-deployed from the Austar coal mine in NSW.

Questions are being asked about whether WA has enough workers with the right skills to complete the Metronet project.

Australian scientists have discovered the oldest colours in the geological record.

BP has been dubbed the front-runner to buy BHP’s US shale assets.

ARENA is working on an performance standard for residential and small-commercial PV systems.

New analysis shows Australia reached a 19 per cent share renewable energy in the year to June 30.

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