Building has begun on the site that will be the new home of Australian nanoscience, with the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research launching the project this week.

Monash University has opened a new research centre dedicated to transforming manufacturing in areas such as biomedicine, transport, aerospace engineering and mineral processing.

The University of New South Wales has joined several prominent international institutions by putting some of its courses online through the internet-education group Coursera.

The University of New South Wales is bringing back its formerly-axed Nuclear Engineering degree, thirty years after cutting it from the curriculum.

German scientists have developed a new device for converting solar energy into hydrogen fuel in a much more effective and efficient manner than before.

A trial of carbon capturing devices at a Queensland power station has been hailed as successful by the CSIRO.

A team of physicists and engineers have bent one of the most basic laws of the universe – slowing down light to a complete stop for a full minute.

Several mining, transport and engineering groups are celebrating the announcement of a large-scale rail link in Western Australia, but the company set to build it says no-one should hold their breath just yet.

The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union says thousands of electrical and telephone subcontracters could face financial ruin if the timetables and funding for the NBN roll-out are not sorted soon.

New building forecasts have suggested Australia's construction and housing markets may be able to pick up the economic slack of a slowed-down mining sector.

There is a distinct sense of class and composure on one building site in Canberra, with women hired for all key roles on two construction projects.

International nuclear authorities have unleashed a tirade on Japanese operators, condemning their perceived incompetence in recent melt-down disasters.

A forum for experts and professionals in the computer hardware world has caught a glimpse of the computer-processor future, with a talk on the materials and techniques that will drive the next generation of CPU.

An event in Sydney will see four dramatic examples of fine Australian engineering celebrated as works of industrial art.

An exciting new development could have applications in many arenas, with the University of Michigan announcing progress on a conductive material that will carry a charge when stretched to over twice its length.

More strife for the embattled Australian car-maker, with reports Holden is waiting on engineers to finish the new Cruze.

One Australian company may take on the biggest job of its history, with the call put out for tenders to build Victoria’s East West Rail Link.

US Engineers have developed an incredible new machine which can print on the nano-scale but will not take up too much desk space.

A mining group will soon deliver its environmental impact study in preparation for work on a new silver mine in New South Wales.

An Indian waste management company has made an acquisition in Australia just months after putting off a $217 million initial public offering.

Students at Curtin University are working on a project to give blind people a technological boost.

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