An unprecedented probe into the Queensland Government has been launched, and there is very little that it will not investigate about the current LNP regime.

BHP has thrown its support behind floating LNG processing plants, ending years of speculation and indicating that onshore jobs will be fewer in the future.

Environmental activists have launched an assault on NSW railways.

A push to ramp-up Australia’s uranium industry continues, with exploration permits handed out for new grounds in the Northern Territory.

A big campaign has been launched this week to push for an Australian domestic gas reservation policy.

Activists claim to have shut down production at a number of mines in New South Wales, after community groups made a concerted effort to impede Whitehaven Coal.

New investigations have shown just how much money Australia’s biggest companies are avoiding paying in tax.

Researchers have investigated the impacts of certain gas ‘fracking’ techniques, and found that they can be more environmentally-friendly than wind or solar plants.

Australia could get to zero net emissions by 2050, without compromising prosperity or economic opportunities, data suggests.

More than forty companies that support the building, mining and energy industries say Federal Government moves could put thousands of jobs at risk.

Engineers in the US have invented a battery powered by molten metals which could be excellent for grid-level power storage.

The heirs to one of the world’s great oil empires are getting out of the family business.

Australia will seek to claw back billions of dollars that big mining, building and technology companies funnel out of the country to avoid tax.

Research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has shown that carbon pricing and climate action are not just for greenies – they can have real economic benefits as well.

A new peak body has been set up to represent the interests of the energy storage sector in Australia.

A Victorian corruption hearing has been told that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) routinely employs bikies to carry out threats and assaults.

One local government has approved a development application for large, permanent protesters’ campsite.

New South Wales is getting a gauge of its uranium supplies, in a move that many consider a step towards new mining ventures.

Two states’ minerals councils have lobbed volleys at The Australia Institute, accusing it of fudging its numbers to fight an ideological war.

The Transport Workers Union has slammed safety standards for truck drivers in oil, fuel and gas transport.

One of the toughest engineering quests is to create a transparent solar panel, and a team in the US has taken the biggest step so far.

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