Posted on 25 April

Early Proposal To Subdivide Australia c.1838

Proposal to Subdivide Australia Into 9 Regions 1838 was the year which saw our early European settlers propose a subdivision of Australia into multiple colonies. An article published in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London that year explained how Australia was to be divided in nine regions using geometric lines. The Northern […]

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Posted on 22 April

Geoscape To Capture Australia’s Built Environment

Geoscape 3D representations of city areas throughout Australia are set to be captured thanks to the PSMA’s initiative named Geoscape. Using satellite imagery, it will create a record of 3D buildings and objects including tree heights, swimming pools, roof materials and solar panels. Designed to support existing individual 3D city models, Geoscape will provide information […]

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Posted on 8 January

Giant Batteries To Store Solar In Carnarvon

Solar Batteries Trial Energy Minister Mike Nahan has announced a new trial solar electricity project in Carnarvon, with the aim to reduce the level of subsidy paid by WA taxpayers for the State’s electricity. Two Giant 2MW Solar Batteries Local power company Horizon Power is working with Chinese company Lishen Power to provide two giant […]

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Posted on 6 January

Monadelphous Gets Shell FLNG Contract

Worth $200 Million Monadelphous has been given the contract to service Shell Australia’s Prelude FLNG project. Worth $200 million, this maintenance contract is set to run for seven years, with two options for 2-year extensions. This contract is said to be one of the best maintenance service contracts within Australian LNG. Located in the Browse […]

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Posted on 24 November

Search Rescue UAV Wins European Award

Search Rescue UAV A start-up venture from Spain won the 2015 European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) with its Search Rescue UAV entry named Poseidron. Faster and More Cost Effective Awarded the grand prize out of 29 other winners from the ESNC and from a total of 515 entrants, Poseidron demonstrated to the judges that its […]

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