job losses

WA Mining Jobs to Plunge Nearly 20 Per Cent

Western Australia's resources sector will see a sharp contraction in its workforce over the upcoming decade, in tandem with an increase in FIFO work arrangements.


timber fire

Managing the Fire Risks of Timber Frame Structures

Modern timber frame structures have superb environment credentials, are quick and easy to build...

Published on 19 November 2014

BIM Upgrades Australia’s Mining Efficiency

While BIM has yet to emerge as a buzzword within the Australian mining sector,...

Published on 17 November 2014
urban infrastructure

Australia Set to Create Global Infrastructure Hub

Australia is set to be home to a new hub which world leaders estimate...

Published on 17 November 2014

The ‘Lonely Fight’ for Green Building Material Transparency

Research by Purdue University has found that some types of plastic pipes leach chemicals...

Published on 18 November 2014

Industry Briefs


Baird Woos Miners with Planning Reform

NSW Premier Mike Baird has vowed to crack down on illegal mine protesters and halve the...

Published on 24 November 2014

Mining slump hits Monadelphous revenue

Engineering giant Monadelphous says revenue is still falling as miners cut costs and the number of...

Published on 24 November 2014

Macdonald Prosecuted Over Mining Licence

The disgraced former Labor powerbroker is the first former MP to be prosecuted over last year's...

Published on 21 November 2014

Telstra Payphones Begin Transmitting Wi-Fi

A handful of Telstra payphones have begun transmitting Wi-Fi as part of a plan to blanket...

Published on 21 November 2014