Victoria's first wave power unit is ready to be dropped into water off the state's south-west coast later this year.

Goodman Group has been announced as the developers of two new purpose-built facilities for DHL in western Sydney.

Diatreme Resources says it is close to its goal of opening a new zircon operation in the Eucla Basin.

British bio-engineers are embarking on a project to create custom blood.

Presented with the problem of getting robots to navigate small and oddly-shaped environments, many engineers might suggest an array of software, sensors and other high-tech add-ons.

Unions are warning of massive job cuts on the way in the New South Wales energy sector.

A high-tech consortium led by Boeing has been awarded a $900 million contract to upgrade Australia’s battlefield communications technology.

The future of bricklaying could soon be unveiled in Australia, with engineers in Perth putting the finishing touches on a robot brickie.

Chinese tradies will not have to undergo the usual skills tests to work in Australia under a “side” deal in the new Australia-China free-trade agreement, unions claim.

A bill to cut the renewable energy target (RET) has passed Federal Parliament, including measures to use native wood burning as a renewable fuel source.

Australia researchers have discovered a way to extract uranium from brannerite, a mineral mining companies have long-viewed as a waste product.

The Curragh coal mine has cut around 70 contractors in the name of sustainability.

A network of electrical charging stations across Western Australia's South-West mark Australia’s first electric highway.

The Queensland Resources Council says the state government should embark on some “visionary” investment, and build more rail.

Australian researchers want to ease the burden of back pain with their new invention – the smart chair.

Australia’s Worley Parsons could be lining up to buy a Canadian engineering giant, despite it facing legal action over alleged bribery and corruption.

A report from the authorities at Engineers Australia says “the building system in New South Wales has broken down”.

Bioengineers have created a fully functioning engine that runs on the evaporation of room-temperature water.

A new report says technology will make 5 million Australians redundant in the next 15 years.

Labor leader Bill Shorten wants to fast-track giving evidence on his action at the Australian Workers Union (AWU), while Prime Minister Tony Abbott seizes the chance to criticise.

Construction is underway on Australia's biggest glasshouse, which is solar-powered and set to provide employment for new migrants and refugees.

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