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Government backs Browse lease

Government backs Browse lease

WA Mines minister Bill Marmion will champion legislation to prevent Woodside losing its retention lease in the Browse Basin. The legislation will be taken to the WA Cabinet…

Testing begins on promising permit

Testing begins on promising permit

EASTERN states-focused Icon Energy has started testing in its ATP855 Cooper Basin permit, which was recently found to contain major potential gas reserves. An independent report discovered the…

NSW gas ‘most pressing issue’: Macfarlane

NSW gas ‘most pressing issue’: Macfarlane

TIME is running out for NSW to deal with its looming gas supply crisis, Federal Industry minister Ian Macfarlane has warned. Despite having vast reserves of onshore gas,…

Oversupply to impact RET shake-up

Oversupply to impact RET shake-up

CHANGES to delivery of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) must recognise a massive oversupply in the country’s energy market, Federal Industry minister Ian Macfarlane said. The Federal Government…

Power station to close early

Power station to close early

ONE of WA’s largest power plants, the Kwinana Power Station, will be shut down in April next year, six months ahead of schedule. State Energy minister Mike Nahan…

Individual carbon pricing beneficial

Individual carbon pricing beneficial

CARBON pricing not only reduces carbon emissions but has a number of domestic economic benefits, according to new research by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The working paper,…

Building the Future

Custom components for clients across the globe

Custom components for clients across the globe

VICTORIAN based repetition engineering company Jodek manufactures a wide range of custom machined components to…

Hardy power products for tough conditions

Hardy power products for tough conditions

QUEENSLAND based company Powersafe Products has been servicing the mining and construction industries with its…

Civil Construction Equipment

Civil Construction Equipment

AUSTRALIAN-owned CKC Civil Construction Equipment has come a long way in the past 12 years.…

Mobile devices – the way of the future

Mobile devices – the way of the future

RAPIDMAP’S Iconyx range rapidly configures and implements “off the shelf”  mobile workforce solutions and online…

Fuelling the future

Fuelling the future

SULZER’S solutions for the oil and gas market enable customers to prepare for the future.…

Well equipped for the job

Well equipped for the job

WA-based company EquipRent has provided mobile plant hire for numerous oil and gas projects throughout…

VSAT Services

VSAT Services

Reliable global communications for remote sites FOCUSING on critical operations in the energy, mining and…

Competency Based Solutions

Competency Based Solutions

THE pursuit of effective health safety and environment (HSE) performance can be compromised by ineffective…

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Oil dynasty shifts to renewables

Oil dynasty shifts to renewables

HISTORY’s biggest oil family, the Rockefellers, has announced they are moving away from fossil fuels in a significant show of support for renewable energy. The Rockefeller family heirs…

Darwin Welcomes a One-Stop Shop For All Things Safety

Darwin Welcomes a One-Stop Shop For All Things Safety

Don’t miss out on the chance in 2014 to learn from thought leaders in workplace safety, at Safety in Action Darwin, March 19 and 20 at The Darwin…

Higher production guidance and assets sale close promising month

Higher production guidance and assets sale close promising month

IT has been a lively few months for Beach Energy, with an increased production guidance and the sale of three Queensland permits. The company raised its full year…

Explorer gets green light to acquire assets

Explorer gets green light to acquire assets

JUST days after securing shareholder support, New Standard Energy has acquired new assets in the Eagle Ford Shale play in Texas. The company has also completed a farm-in…

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Interview with Dr Susanne Bahn

Interview with Dr Susanne Bahn

The building and construction industry in WA has a poor safety record due, in the main, to the many unique challenges…

Tax boosts for pro-fracking UK councils

Tax boosts for pro-fracking UK councils

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has declared his government is going “all out for shale”, offering tax incentives worth millions to…

More land to be cleared on Barrow Island

More land to be cleared on Barrow Island

AN additional 32 hectares is set to be cleared at Barrow Island, with the WA Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) recommending the…