A new report says Australian governments could save billions by buying smarter.

Russia has opened its largest-ever coal mine, which will run for over 160 years.

Fortescue Metals Group has merged two contracts at Christmas Creek in a move that will see Macmahon Holdings wind up work.

Australian teams are getting ready to unveil a raft of new robots.

Engineers at MIT have unveiled a transmitter that may one day let your toaster talk to your car.

NBN Co has signed up Arris to upgrade the Optus and Telstra hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) networks.

The NSA – the US digital spy agency – appears to have broken new ground in its level of computer surveillance.

Building supply company James Hardie has lifted profits on the back of recovery in the Australian and US housing markets.

A new leak has been detected at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

A naval base in Western Australia will be powered by a world-first energy supply.

Current data-storage techniques do not last long enough to preserve information for the ages, so a Swiss team is developing a better way – encoding data in DNA-filled glass spheres.

Tech-savvy snow-lovers will be keen to get their heads into the world’s first intelligent snow sports helmet.

One of Australia’s best known nuclear scientists says a nuclear waste dump could earn South Australia billions of dollars.

The World Coal Association wants to change the game - calling for a closer look at “clean coal” technologies to let fossil fuels power the Earth.

A 24-hour robo-surgery event was on this week, featuring micro-operations broadcast live on the internet.

Swiss engineers have unveiled a prototype telescopic contact lens which offers 2.8 times magnification.

Engineers from around the world are heading to Broome to use a state-of-the-art ship simulator to test their designs for multi-billion-dollar ports.

Questacon is helping science teachers boost the number of Australians with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills.

The New South Wales Government will spend $37 million to improve water security throughout the Central West of the state.

A Queensland tech start-up has raised $25 million towards a goal of delivering vaccines quickly and easily.

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