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The Acoustic Feats of the World’s Costliest Concert Hall

Architect Jean Nouvel's Philharmonie de Paris is set to become the world's most expensive concert hall. The project survived the French government's cull of major cultural projects in 2013, and when it opens this...

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Open Tenders Harm Business

Open tendering continues to be the primary form of engagement between the public sector...


Published on 21 January 2015
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Textile Waste Could Be Reused in Seismic Retrofits

An engineer from California State University Long Beach has been investigating how textile waste...


Published on 15 January 2015
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Smart Stadiums to Pilot Smart City Apps

A unique alliance comprising Arizona State University (ASU) and Dublin City University (DCU), in...


Published on 20 January 2015
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Low Oil Price Unplugging Clean Energy Investment

Falling oil prices could have a negative impact on global efforts to develop renewable...


Published on 19 January 2015

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Skilled Group Rejects Takeover offer

Australia's biggest workforce provider Skilled Group has rejected a takeover offer from rival Programmed Maintenance Services,...


Published on 23 January 2015

Report Supports Queensland Asset Leasing

The Queensland government is pointing to a new report to argue electricity prices would not increase...


Published on 23 January 2015

Australia Opposed to Antarctica Mining: Hunt

The federal government insists Australia will stand against any mining, at any time in Antarctica.


Published on 21 January 2015

Copper futures lower on weak China GDP

Copper futures fell on Tuesday as investors weighed better economic data from China against the International...


Published on 21 January 2015