Sand mining will continue on North Stradbroke Island despite protests from traditional owners and conservationists over the threat to delicate wetlands and aquifers.

Victoria’s new Freight & Logistics Plan (VFLP) has allowed access for Higher Productivity Freight Vehicles (HPFVs) on the wider road network, with the first big rigs rolling out of city depots this week.

There is controversy unfolding over gas projects in the west, with a ruling that the approval of a massive offshore Kimberly gas hub was unlawful due to conflicting interests.

Shareholders are set to vote on a name change for Cougar Energy, as the company tries to move beyond its coal gas-heavy past and into conventional assets.

The people have taken to the streets over the weekend to voice their various concerns about the future of resources projects in the country’s south-eastern corner.

A firm which engineers and manufactures equipment for the mining industry has been forced to leave the Hunter Valley region of NSW, pushed out by unrelenting dust pollution from a nearby mine.

Engineering researchers have developed a new kind of building block which is both incredibly strong and small.

With the imminent closure of key freight hubs in Queensland, one local mayor wants to ensure nearby freight companies are ready to pick up the slack.

A contract has been awarded for two new plants to improve Australia’s eastern states’ dairy supply chain.

Mine safety authorities have hit back at claims that job cuts are putting lives at risk in the industry.

The Mithril Resources group is moving ahead on a 3000 metre copper drilling program in the Northern Territory, after completing precursory assessments.

Researchers at CSIRO are abuzz with the success of their new development; a tracker called WASP (or Wireless Ad hoc System for Positioning) designed for use in underground mines.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has launched a new campaign for ‘Aussie Work, Aussie Rights’, aiming to end the exploitation of foreign workers in Australia.

The Australian Trucking Association has compiled and published a list of ten tips to assist motorists sharing the road with big transporters.

The New South Wales secretary for the Transport Workers Union says a conglomerate of Unions in the state have come together to force the Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in the port of Newcastle to address safety concerns.

A major German power company has shut down six domestic plants and another provider is considering moving to Turkey, as the nation trims down its addiction to fossil fuels and carbon-heavy energy.

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are working on a new technology which can ‘talk’ to large structures about their health and wellbeing. 

Reports say NBN Co has been hit by a multi-billion dollar blowout from mounting construction costs and contractors’ demands.

With eyes around the world looking for new ways to end the global reliance on oil and coal, many are beginning to focus on the embattled but still solid source; uranium.

A rally in Melbourne has seen disgruntled Yallourn power station workers joined by hundreds of people outside the offices of their employer, Energy Australia.

Scottish scientists have done some prospecting in space, identifying twelve nearby asteroids which could be harnessed and mined for valuable resources.

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