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Substance census

Aug. 2017 – Current, print magazine

Wastewater analysis made headlines for its contribution to the fight against substance abuse. Are these methods of collecting demographic data generating interest, or just scepticism? Continue reading…

Magento2 platform migration

Dec. 2017 – eBook, marketing materials for Salmat’s Netstarter

Ensuring a smooth transition to the world’s best eCommerce platform with Netstarter. Continue reading…

 

Public works in paradise

Oct. 2016 – Inspire, print magazine
When you’re more likely to need a boat than a car to reach a job site, you’re probably in Torres Shire. Public works in Australia’s northernmost council is rewarding – but not without its share of challenges. Continue reading…

Future flights

Oct. 2016 – crEAte, print magazine

What should airports of the future look like? And how do you build fexibility into infrastructure with a 20- to 50-year design life? Continue reading…

Hitching a ride to space

Oct. 2016 – crEAte, print magazine

The Quberider program gets kids interested in STEM by sending their experiments to the International Space Station. Continue reading…

Designed for success

Sept. 2016 – crEAte, print magazine

In 2013, Eleonora Lucamarini embarked on a journey from Italy to Australia with no idea that a trip overseas would change the course of her career.
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 Cycling Haleakala at Dawn

Jul. 2016 – Flight Centre Travel Blog

There is a bit of adventure around every turn in Hawaii, and cycling Maui’s biggest mountain is no exception. Continue reading…

Tiny engineers, big dreams

Apr. 2016 – crEAte, print magazine

Children as young as four are getting crash courses in engineering and robotics to encourage an interest in STEM pursuits. Continue reading…

Grace and grandeur

Oct.-Nov. 2015 – Active Retirees, print magazine

One of the most significant monuments in Portugal from the 18th century, the iconic Mafra National Palace is a lesson in the country’s history.
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Size matters

Jun. 2015 – HRM Monthly, print magazine

Big data is what taxes the brains in finance and sales, right? Wrong. People analytics has become one of the most important strategic tools for HR to position their businesses for future growth.
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To face and efface

May 2015 – HRM Monthly, print magazine

Overt racism is a blunt instrument. Casual racism is harder to pin down, but it exists in almost every workplace. Chelsea Wallis looks at how it can be confronted and countered. Continue reading…

 Blog: How the hell did I end up here?

Jan. 12, 2015 – Mom of all capes
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When I have kids, they’re going to be raised in three different countries. My New Zealand husband and I may some day be outvoted by one or more Australian offspring living in our house.
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Meet… The roadtripper

Nov. 2014 – Active Retirees, print magazine

Meet the members of PROBUS South Pacific. Retiree Beryl Galloway donates her time to Volunteers for Isolated Students’ Education, driving up to 7500 kilometres to meet student need. Continue reading…

Blurred lines

Oct. 2014 – Real Estate Journal, print magazine

The rivalry between real estate agencies usually encourages healthy competition and the best outcomes for sellers and buyers alike. But what should you do if your opposition gives in to unethical tactics? Continue reading…

Changing laneways

Oct. 2014 – Public Works Professional, print magazine

When the Boroondara Council looked at the dull, service-only laneways in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell, it saw an opportunity to reflect the character of a community. Continue reading…

Osteopathy in the game

Sept. 2014 – OsteoLife, print magazine

Professional sports teams and athletes are increasingly looking to osteopathy to fine tune their performance. It is gradually establishing a reputation as the go-to profession for amateur and professional athletes. Continue reading…

 Building on infrastructure

Sept. 2014 – Real Estate Journal, print magazine

Investors in residential property are expected to benefit as the Federal Government increases its investment in transport infrastructure. Continue reading…

Academia and industry: negotiating the cultural divide

Jul. 2014 – Engineers Australia, General and Civil editions, print magazine

In a perfect world, the innovations of Australia would translate seamlessly into economic success. Unfortunately, reality is not so simple. Continue reading…

Water technology warms to climate change

Apr. 2014 – Water Engineering Australia, print magazine

Water Engineering Australia looks at the major stakeholders and investors in water technology to find out to what extent climate change is driving innovation in the water utilities industry. Continue reading…

A home fit for microbes

Mar. 2014 – Water Engineering Australia, print magazine

Approximately eight years ago, American engineer Fatemeh Shirazi saw the critical need for something different to deal with pollutants in water and wastewater. Continue reading…

 

Hospital opening heralds new era in healthcare

Oct. 2013 – Engineers Australia, General edition, print magazine

The opening of a hospital officially begins with the emergency room. At 8am on Saturday 28 September, the old Gold Coast Hospital shut the doors of its emergency department. Continue reading…

Portable nanofilters remove salts and purify

Sep. 2013 – Water Engineering Australia, print magazine

CSIRO scientists may have found an alternative to desalination in the next generation of portable water purification devices. Continue reading…

 

SCG upgrade nears completion

Sep. 2013 – Engineers Australia, General edition, print magazine

Installation methodology is being finalised for the roof of the Northern Stand at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Continue reading…

 

Updates to Australian GPS to have major impact on mining, ICSM says

Jun. 10, 2013 – Mining IQ

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The plan to update the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94) may have an enormous impact on the mining sector in Australia as soon as 2015, according to the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM). Continue reading…

Energy economics: BP’s projections for 2030 with chief economist

Jun. 17, 2013 – Mining IQ

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There is no longer a dominant fuel. The old boys, coal, oil and gas, are converging in the race for a share of the world’s primary energy, according to BP’s energy outlook for 2030. And they aren’t the only ones contending anymore. Continue reading…

Mine rehabilitation: making progress with biodiversity

May 5, 2013 – Mining IQ

Environmentally friendly processes and increasingly diverse ecosystems are becoming standard as companies consider local ecosystem rehabilitation as a part of the on-going mining process. Continue reading…

 

Blog: The Fifo life: Top 20 robotics films

Jun. 19, 2013 – Mining IQ

IMGP2494Welcome to this week’s inflight entertainment, your very own robotic movie extravaganza. Relive some of the worst case scenarios Hollywood can come up with by taking “on the fritz” to the next level. Continue reading…

BLOG. Welcome to the FIFO life

Apr. 23, 2013 – Mining IQ

StawellThe fly-in-fly-out lifestyle is a lot like Vegemite: Either it’s a cultural icon or it’s a strange foreign concoction – as you would know if you’ve ever tried to feed it to an American. Continue reading…

RMBS deals upsizing despite slowed flow

Nov. 7, 2012 – KangaNews online

RMBS deals in Q4 are upsizing, and leads point to more transactions before the end of 2012. Continue reading…

Korean Kangaroo flow attracts large book sizes, leads say

Sept. 26 2012 – KangaNews Online

IMAG0647Continuing appetite for Korean credit in Australian dollars is a result of the attention of local investors as well as Asian support, according to deal leads. Continue reading…

Waterloo native is foster care all-star, helping others

Dec. 12, 2011 – Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The holidays don’t inspire warm memories of family and friends for Redd. They’re a hard reminder of the absence of a permanent family growing up as a foster child. Continue Reading…

Debate centers on oversight of assisted living

Nov. 14, 2011 – Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The loosely defined category of assisted living is leaving some seniors without a safety net. Now the Senate is asking if states are failing their elderly populations on a national scale, and whether it is time for the federal government to take over territory traditionally managed at the state level. Continue reading…

Assisted living: a license for flexibility

Nov. 14, 2011 – Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

(Chelsea Wallis/MNS)The Dubuque Retirement Community decided it was no longer an assisted living facility under the state definition on Oct. 1, 2009. It voluntarily decertified and has since operated as a residence with home health options, which does not require a license. Continue reading…

ICE arrests record 2,900 illegal immigrants

Sept. 28, 2011 – Medill News Service, Washington, D.C.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 2,900 illegal aliens with criminal records in a seven-day, national campaign that included 50 states and four territories. Continue reading…

Law enforcement officials discuss illegal immigration

Oct. 13, 2011 – Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
IMGP2608Crimes connected to illegal immigration affect states far beyond the border. A panel of sheriffs representing counties in Iowa, Arizona, North Carolina and Maryland assembled Wednesday in the nation’s capital to ask Congress for help. Continue reading…

Gear reassignment: home from Iraq

Nov. 21, 2011 – Medill National Security Zone blog

IMGP2408Veterans aren’t the only ones returning Stateside as the operation in Iraq winds down; a long list of expensive gear must also return from the Middle East. Continue reading…

Colombia: leader in coca and counter narcotics

Oct. 20, 2011 – United Press International
As funds for international U.S. narcotics operations wait for approval in the Senate, federal agencies are touting Colombian successes as an argument to obtain the money they request. But Colombia is the largest exporter of coca to the U.S. Continue reading…

Panelists: Colombia could help U.S.-Mexico border issues

Oct. 5, 2011 – United Press International

The United States should consider help from Colombia to combat violent and organized crime in Mexico, witnesses told a joint committee of the U.S House. Continue reading…

 

Washington rallies for new city immigration law

Sept. 27, 2011 – United Press International

Interest groups and community members gathered Tuesday on the steps of District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s office in Washington to speak out against deportation laws. Continue reading…
DeVry earnings release surprises

April 27, 2011 – Medill News Service, Chicago

DeVry Inc. profit increased 14.5 percent because of investment in new locations, topping the estimate by securities analysts. The stock rose. Continue reading…

Beige Book reports the Chicago area needs specialized workers

April 13, 2011 – Medill News Service, Chicago

The Chicago area is in need of highly specialized workers according to a federal report released Wednesday. Continue reading…

Midwest transportation industry excited about growth

April 18, 2011 – Northwest Times of Indiana

Last year while other industries were struggling to emerge from recession, the transportation industry enjoyed a fast rebound. Now, industry players are preparing for a second consecutive year of increases in sales and cargo volume. Continue reading…

Ford shows off new inspection technology at Chicago assembly plant

June 2, 2011 – Northwest Times of Indiana

fordFord Motor Co.’s Chicago Assembly Plant is one of the first production lines to benefit from a $100 million global investment in new laser inspection technology. Continue reading…

Federal Signal vehicles lack traction

May 19, 2011 – Medill News Service, Chicago

potholesMunicipalities are broke, and it’s having an unintended negative effect on Federal Signal Corp., a 110-year-old Chicago-area company that began in the early 20th century making incandescent lamps. Continue reading…

Athletes have tougher time in childbirth, says study

3 June 2009 – Te Waha Nui

LiChildbirthAthletes have a tougher time giving birth than non-athletes, according to new scientific data. Continue reading…