The Federal Government has provided an excellent opportunity for companies to appear as though they are doing something about their carbon emissions.

Major banks say they are not keen on Queensland coal port expansions, which are also the subject of a damning scientists’ report.

Victoria is the latest state to sign on the Federal Government’s “One-Stop Shop” approach to environmental approvals.

New Zealand scientists have developed a portable, rapid, DNA testing device for Ebola.

A high-tech and visually-stunning software suite will bring a better look at data.

Australian researchers are seeking a patent on an system that mimics the way feathers help birds detect disturbances in the air.

Defence Minister David Johnston has sent a strong signal that Australia’s next fleet of submarines will not be Australian.

An international research team has unveiled new fibre network technology capable of transferring data at a rate of 255 terabits per second.

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon bought $500 in Qantas shares in order to take the board to task at the recent Qantas AGM.

The Federal Government has launched its latest discussion on the future of the Renewable Energy Target.

Tech giant Samsung is getting into gas, with word of a near-$1 billion deal to build an advanced liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has welcomed the removal of a builder accreditation requirement.

Analysts say huge coal projects in Queensland’s Galilee Basin carry “an almost unprecedented level of financial complexity and risk.”

A mining company that has operated for over 100 years is in a rough patch, but a new deal may help it pay down its massive debt.

Physicists at ANU have built a tractor beam that uses a laser to repel and attract objects.

A new study says skilled migrants are enjoying better jobs and higher levels of employment thanks to a shift in policy.

Mine engineering and services contractor Tenix has been sold to Downer EDI for $300 million.

Qantas engineers have struck a four-year deal that includes an 18 month pay freeze.

One of the world’s leading mining equipment companies is painting its drill bits pink to aid breast cancer research.

Scientists at China's Nanyang Technology University (NTU) have developed ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes.Chinese scientists have developed batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes.

A new deal means Australia’s robot revolution may start just south of Sydney.

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