climate change

Study Urges 15-year Plan on Carbon Growth

The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel says ahead of a UN summit.



Australia Behind on Science and Engineering: Report

Australia is falling behind in science and engineering and is the only nation in...

Published on 16 September 2014

Singapore’s New Green Building Masterplan

To accelerate Singapore's drive to become a global leader in green buildings, particularly with...

Published on 17 September 2014
hospital construction

Engineering Solutions for Live Healthcare Environments

In 1860, the Metropolitan Railway Company of London decided to build a train tunnel...

Published on 10 September 2014

Tweets Help Engineers Check Disaster Damage

In addition to helping members of the public share their thoughts around the globe, Twitter...

Published on 16 September 2014

Industry Briefs


BHP Billiton to Axe More Iron Ore Jobs

BHP Billiton is axing more iron ore jobs, this time at its Nelson Point operations in...

Published on 19 September 2014

AER Releases New Compliance Guidelines to Protect Vulne...

The Australian Energy Regulator has revised guidelines that require energy retailers and distributors to report breaches...

Published on 19 September 2014

World’s Highest Funicular Opens New Line

The world's highest urban funicular has opened a second line connecting the Bolivian cities of La...

Published on 19 September 2014

China Coal Claims ‘alarmist’, says Council

A peak mining body has dismissed suggestions that a Chinese ban on "dirty" coal would devastate...

Published on 19 September 2014