Archived News for Industry Professionals - September, 2013
The head of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says it is not worth spending piles of money on new roads when we can change the way people use current ones, and make more money from that.
The New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) will continue its heavy vehicle compliance check spree, after a successful campaign targeting trucks on highways.
There has been both welcoming and rejection of Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s ‘water trigger’ for the approval of large coal mining and coal seam gas projects.
Over four hundred serious injuries took place on Tasmanian farms last year; as a result they will be the focus of safety seminars all throughout WorkSafe Month.
A hopeful contender for the leadership of the Labor party says he will work from the Opposition to create a nation-wide rehabilitation program for workers.
It seemed work on CITIC Pacific's huge $10 billion Sino Iron project would never be complete, but now the company says its ready to move into its early production phase.
NASA will soon be able to build the tools it needs from a small factory in space, with the Agency’s plan to fly a 3-D printer up to the space station.
Hundreds of workers at two NSW mines have been given a choice of working without pay or taking unpaid leave – either way being left penniless by the operators.
A night of wild weather has caused chaos on construction sites in Melbourne, prompting Victorian safety authorities to remind workers to strap down what they aren’t willing to lose.
The Fred Hollows Foundation has continued its incredible work restoring sight to the blind, focussed this time on Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.