Governments have made a worldwide call for companies interested in building a huge Sydney roads project.

Fortescue has called for a “use it or lose it” policy with regard to Western Australia’s domestic gas reserves.

Though it may not be enough to stop the tide of unemployment rising in Australia’s automotive-manufacturing sector, one expert has a suggestion for way energy efficiency can boost local industries.

There is plenty of gear to keep workers safe around heavy machinery on a construction site, but a new device aims to reduce risks by running equipment from a remote distance.

Nine new permits have been awarded for offshore oil exploration around Australia.

The coal price is being blamed for a string of job cuts on local mine sites.

Millions of dollars has been moved from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to pay for the home insulation inquiry.

A massive gas project in Papua New Guinea has sent its first shipment to Japan, marking the start of returns on the $20.5 billion LNG endeavour.

A Queensland boilermaker has been awarded over $800,000 after his foot was crushed on a mine site.

The COAG Transport and Infrastructure Council has had its first meeting, launching the group designed to bring transport ministers and other authorities together across state boundaries.

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke says Australia should once again consider becoming a storage ground for the world’s nuclear waste.

A new finding could add value to Australian iron, and reduce the need for rare-earth mineral mining.

The West Australian Government has been warned it could have “blood on its hands” for removing $42 million from a fund earmarked for life-saving road safety initiatives.

Loose seatbelts have prompted the recall of 42,000 Holden Commodores.

A boot designed to keep mine workers in muddy conditions safe and dry has won a design award in New South Wales.

The Queensland Government will build two rail corridors in the Galilee Basin, which it has declared a ‘State Development Area’.

Newly-appointed CEO of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, Sal Petroccitto, has announced one small measure to cut costs and save time for truck drivers in Queensland.

New South Wales police will undertake inspections of freight distribution centres to hunt out unsecured loads and other unsafe practices.

Tugboat workers’ strikes have been called off, for now.

The collapse of a solar company in the middle of recalling a faulty product means electricians will wear the cost in Queensland.

A grassroots group supporting Australian workers and industries has unveiled new products to keep energy costs down for small operations.

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