The Office of the Chief Scientist has put out its new STEM Programme Index.

Santos has reported its highest annual gas production figures since 2007.

Scientific advances underpin $330 billion of Australia’s annual economic output, the Chief Scientist says.

The New South Wales Government has expanded its Resources for Regions program, but local governments may not be too excited.

Public servants in the Defence Department walked off their “safety-critical” to protest the long-running public service pay dispute drags on.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is still up in the air, and has been a major topic during Prime Minister Malclm Turnbull’s trip to the US.

Australia’s two largest trucking firms say there should not be hourly and kilometre payments for linehaul drivers.

New figures suggest a company can boost safety and profitability at the same time.

New Federal Government funding has been granted to a locally-designed high-tech anti-fatigue device.

SpaceX has successfully launched a new climate change satellite into space, but has seen another of its Falcon 9 rockets explode during a failed landing attempt.

China will shut more than 1,000 coal mines across four provinces.

Chevron has marked a milestone for its Gorgon offshore gas project.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency(ARENA) has shortlisted 22 renewable energy projects for $100 million in funding, signalling that solar project costs would fall below $AU100/MWh by 2020.

Local experts have helped find a way to increase the resolution of MRI scanners, while making the procedure quicker and safer for the patient at the same time.

Insiders say big profits in the resource market this year will come from materials used in high-tech energy storage and other futuristic technologies.

The Tasmanian government is moving to respond to a drop in energy security.

The South Australian Government is backing new moves to bring more technology into the mining sector.

Unions are keeping up their campaign to warn coal miners and their employers about ‘black lung’.

Big moves among hardware giants this week, with Woolworths looking to offload Masters.

BHP Billiton is staring down the barrel of a $10.3 billion write-down on its US shale oil and gas assets.

The New South Wales Opposition and Greens say 2016 is the last year to “rescue TAFE”.

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