The 2017-18 Victorian Budget will have a significant impact on the State’s technical professionals, with continued major infrastructure spending.
Australia and Israel represent an incredible contrast when it comes to natural resources and innovation. Many have quipped through the years that Moses was a great leader, but a terrible navigator. Israel commands limited natural resources in a land without water, arable land or indeed any of the necessities a nation might need to stand alone and prosper.
Infrastructure Victoria (IV) has released a discussion paper and technical reports on investing in a second container port for Victoria. Feedback and submissions welcome.
Engineers have raised concerns about the structural integrity of Perth’s Swan Bridge, prompting the Association of Professional Engineers Australia to call on the State Government to address the whereabouts of the bridge, which was pre-built in Malaysia before the State Election.
Consumers basically want two things: cheaper power and greater energy security. Some would say those things are not compatible because investing in better energy security costs money – but that is a false assumption.
Infrastructure has been a buzzword on financial markets ever since US President Donald Trump promised to “rebuild America” with massive spending projects. But a global report released today said billions of dollars are wasted on infrastructure projects because of bad planning, bureaucracy and the failure to retain good staff.