Archived News for Industry Professionals - July, 2015
The CFMEU has emerged as a surprise backer of the Labor Party’s 50 per cent renewable energy target, but their support is contingent on unprecedented assistance for workers.
Victoria’s Labor government is refusing to release the business case for a big new road project, prompting a revival of the type of criticism recently levelled at its LNP predecessor.
A new rail manufacturing cooperative research centre (CRC) has been launched to help Australia’s rail manufacturers expand into overseas markets and global supply chains.
VicRoads has unveiled figures on the state of the state’s trucking industry, with 2424 dangerous trucks being taken off roads in the last two years due to major defects.
The Federal Government is copping criticism from within its own ranks over the much-decried decision to stop the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) from investing in large wind farms and household solar.
The Civil Contractors Federation (CFF) says private contractors in South Australia are missing out on vital construction work because it keeps going to local government workers.
The Assistant Education Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham, has taken to the radiowaves to warn people not to pay attention to Australian union claims over the threat of new free-trade deals.
Australian Local Government Association President Troy Pickard wants councils to nominate community infrastructure renewal projects to be included in ALGA's 2016 Federal election strategy.