Biologists and Engineers Collaborate for Greener Buildings

A three-year research program at the University of North Texas (UNT) has seen a collaboration of biologists and engineers develop and test a structured insulated panel made from a plant similar to bamboo that...


skills shortage

Fire, Electrical Engineers in Demand: Survey

Though overall demand is in decline as the resource sector pulls back, skills shortages...

Published on 21 October 2014
climate change

Govt Moves Closer to Climate Change Deal

The federal government is quietly confident of reaching a deal to pass its Direct...

Published on 16 October 2014

Development of Self-Healing Concrete Moves Closer

Bio-mineralisation is the process by which living organisms can produce minerals. and a possible...

Published on 20 October 2014

Using Robot Teams to Repair Power Outages

Engineers from Michigan Technological University are experimenting with the use of automated devices to...

Published on 14 October 2014

Industry Briefs


Rheem Australia Frustrated by ACCC Stance

Rheem Australia has expressed its disappointment at the Statement of Issues released on Friday (17 October)...

Published on 23 October 2014

Victoria Train Stations Gain Green Star Certification

Five stations built or upgraded as part of the $3.9 billion Regional Rail Link in Victoria...

Published on 23 October 2014

Newcrest Cuts Costs as Gold Output Falls

Newcrest Mining's NSW gold project is helping it keep on top of costs as it works...

Published on 23 October 2014

Hellaby expects to continue buying spree

Hellaby Holdings, the diversified investment company, expects to proceed with at least one acquisition this financial...

Published on 23 October 2014