Advocacy groups have joined forces to fight the “data drought” brought by dodgy internet in the bush.

SA’s Natural Resources Committee says there should be no unconventional gas work without a social licence.

The global shipping industry is in rough waters.

MIT engineers have made water freeze at a temperature that would normally boil it.

Six executives at a Queensland Government-owned power company have been criticised for accepting bonuses while subcontractors go unpaid.

Experts say Australia’s climate change response could depend on planning.

Australian researchers have helped demonstrate a key element of quantum computing.

Planners say the future of Western Sydney hinges on an “aerotropolis” growing around the Western Sydney Airport.

Boral is looking to buy US-based building products manufacturer Headwaters for about A$3.5 billion.

Experts say Australia should take PNG’s lead on gas taxing arrangements.

Almost half the CO2 released during the process of making cement over the last 70 years has been re-absorbed by the material through a process called carbonation, say international scientists.

Victoria has introduced legislation to permanently ban fracking.

Australia’s entry in Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition has been unveiled.

Enrolments for mining engineering degrees are plummeting – just as Australia’s mining sector is seeing a global rally in price.

A single late-night session was all it took to pass legislation that forced people to the polls earlier this year.

Rio Tinto is cutting more jobs from its iron ore division in Western Australia.

Chevron will still drill four exploration wells in the Great Australian Bight, but oil giant BP has withdrawn from exploration of the region.

The most advanced weather satellite ever built has been fired into space.

SA’s Treasurer says a “silent majority” want the state’s nuclear waste dump ...

From antibiotic resistance to water purification in disaster zones, some of Australia’s top academic efforts have been honoured.

Former federal resources minister Ian Macfarlane has defended his career change to lobbying for mining industry.

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