Fifteen Australians have been killed at work so far this year. 

Resource industry analysts say Australia avoided a recession this year, and is now unlikely to have one.

Mining minnow Brockman Mining is closer to accessing a key Pilbara rail line built by a subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG).

Three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) executives will be on trial in the first criminal trial linked to the Fukushima crisis.

Two of Australia’s largest and most powerful unions are one step closer to merging.

Tasmania’s energy crisis drags on this week, with very little sign of reprieve on the way.

AGL says it is still committed to the Silverton wind farm project in far west New South Wales, despite progress being stalled for several years.

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is not going to meet its rollout targets, according to a leaked report.

As robots take on more human abilities, a new report on the future of the workforce has been released.

The window for expressions of interest to build a $600 million rail extension in Victoria will open this week.

Australia will spend nearly $30 billion on new planes, submarines, soldiers and other military matters after the release of the Defence White Paper today.

A review has found Melbourne’s protective services officers (PSO) have made train passengers feel safer, but it is hard to tell if they actually are safer.

A rural council at the heart of the resources sector will soon crack down on miners and mining companies not paying their rates.

A Senate committee is examining BP’s plans to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

BHP Billiton has posted a half-year loss of $US5.7 billion ($7.84 billion), as its interim dividend drops from 62 to 16 US cents (22 cents) per share.

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has put out a 15-year plan for 93 major projects that it says will only be possible after big changes.

A tussle over who will buy Australian port-and-rail operator Asciano continues, with two big players looking at a joint bid.

Experts say Australian children who are exposed to higher levels of lead are more likely to show increased aggressive behaviour in adulthood, and to commit an assault that results in death.

Experts say something must be done to prevent more deaths on one of the most dangerous vehicles in Australia.

Authorities say asbestos is still being used on Australian building sites.

Thirteen NSW union officials have been accused of unlawful blockades and work disruptions, and were served with notices to appear in the court this week.

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