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Aussie researchers 3D print new microtimber

For three years now, researchers from the University of Sydney – architecture and engineering experts - have been working on developing a new project...

Arup continues to push the limits of 3D printing for construction

Using the latest additive manufacturing techniques to design critical structural steel components for complex architectural projects, Arup engineers have created new structures that push...

Report reveals crisis in Australian apprenticeships

An independent analysis commissioned by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has identified a crisis in Australian apprenticeships, with alarming shortfalls in mining and...

About 100 jobs to go from Latrobe Valley power station and briquette factory closure

The Latrobe Valley — an inland geographical region and urban area inside Gippsland in the state of Victoria, Australia — is facing approximately 100 job cuts for the...

Australia’s jobless rate at its peak, but job creation exceeds expectations

The Australian jobs report has showed that employment posted a solid rise in June, beating median market expectation from surveys of economists. According to the...

Top Tradie Cup online quiz kicks off this August

Victorian WorkCover Authority, also known for its trading name WorkSafe Victoria, has announced the return for the third season of Top Tradie Cup this August,...

Arup takes 3D printing into the real world with 3D printed steel elements

UK engineering firm Arup has developed a new method of designing and 3D printing steel joints in complex projects, and is on its way...

Latest national Clarius Skills Indicator shows housing and national infrastructure to absorb engineer glut

The May 2014 national Clarius Skills Indicator, which is the only measure of supply and demand of skilled labour in Australia, based on ABS,...

‘Stand up. Speak up. Come home.’ campaign, launched yesterday to address dangers in Australia’s...

Australian Council of Trade Unions’ (ACTU) President Ged Kearney and Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union’s National Secretary (CFMEU) Michael O’Connor joined four workers...

Mining accident at the Austar mine kills two men

An accident at Yancoal’s Austar mine claimed the lives of two miners who were working 500 metres below the surface when the accident occurred....
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