A senate inquiry into the rise of black lung in Queensland coal miners begins this week.

BHP’s Samarco joint venture has reached a settlement with the Brazilian government that will see it pay a minimum of $US1.7 billion over six years for a deadly tailings spill.

Thyssenkrupp Industrial has picked up a set of multi-million-dollar contracts to replace materials handling equipment at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal.

Australia’s top companies, across all industries, do better with more women on their executive teams.

Clive Palmer – a politician and mining magnate of indeterminable wealth – appears to have taken control of his ailing nickel refinery once more.

Another day, another step forward in 3D-printing, as engineers announce they can now print in graphene aerogel.

One of Australia’s largest rooftop solar installations has hit a new milestone – generating a whopping 312 kilowatts of power.

Virtual reality will soon be a big part of many people’s lives, but little is known about the possible psychological effect of life in a false world.

Progress has been slow for a recall of dodgy electrical cabling installed in thousands of Australian homes.

Leaked reports suggest the company building the National Broadband Network has investigated a new kind of fibre-to-the-premises technology.

Methods for measuring blood pressure have not changed much in the last 100 years, but researchers at Monash University say they are set to revolutionise the scene.

The WA Opposition says taxpayers have been ripped off by the $10.4 million sale of a division of the Water Corporation.

There is a big push to break down the ‘silos’ in science, but new research suggests it is possible to go too far.

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