Business and management

Wiring Rules — requirements for recessed luminaires and pool area installations

22 September, 2017 by

The new edition of the Wiring Rules, due in early 2018, will include changes to the requirements of recessed luminaires and pool area installations.


New regional partner for Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand

21 September, 2017 by

Global design and consultancy firm Arcadis has joined Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) as a Regional Partner.


ABB emergency and exit lighting maintenance log book

20 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB rebranded emergency and exit lighting maintenance log book for all Australian standards testing and maintenance requirements is now available.


Next steps agreed on battery storage standards

19 September, 2017 by

Standards Australia recently brought together a group of senior industry and government leaders to discuss the introduction of residential on-site battery storage standards in Australia.


Better protection for workers as new Fair Work laws come into effect

18 September, 2017 by

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 has now come into effect, with higher penalties for serious contraventions of workplace laws and record-keeping breaches.


NECA supports cladding report recommendations

11 September, 2017 by

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has supported the recommendations outlined in the Australian Senate's interim report on aluminium composite cladding, released as part of its inquiry into non-conforming building products.


All-Energy Australia 2017 announces new exhibitors

08 September, 2017 by

All-Energy Australia 2017 has announced new additions to the exhibitor line-up for its upcoming clean energy event.


MPower appoints Linix Lighting as Qld agent

08 September, 2017 by

MPower has appointed Linix Lighting Solutions as its Queensland agent for BARDIC emergency lighting products and systems.


New requirements for sleeving of conductors

05 September, 2017 by

The Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 (the Wiring Rules) is being updated and due to be published later this year. The new version of the Wiring Rules will include some changes to the requirements of sleeving of conductors and clarification on the segregation of different electrical installations, according to an update by the Queensland Electrical Safety Office.


EEaSSy as…

05 September, 2017 by Dannielle Furness

All electrical equipment offered for sale in Australia and New Zealand is required to meet a range of essential safety criteria under Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) regulations.


NECA WA 2017 award winners announced

04 September, 2017 by

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has announced winners of the 2017 NECA WA Excellence and Apprentice Awards.


NECA urges rethink on Industrial Manslaughter laws

04 September, 2017 by

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) is calling for a rethink on the state government's proposed Industrial Manslaughter laws.


Warning issued against dangerous TPS cable being sold in NZ

30 August, 2017 by

Australian electrical bodies have issued a warning regarding non-compliant and unsafe TPS cable being supplied and sold in New Zealand.


Utility leaders to gather in Melbourne

30 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Clarion Events Pte Ltd

If you provide data or communication network services to the utility sectors, regional councils or commercial and industrial markets in the water or power management space, then the Australian Utility Week (AUSUW) is a must-attend event for you.


New standard for plugs and sockets released

30 August, 2017 by

Standards Australia has released a new edition of the standard for plugs and sockets used in Australia and New Zealand, AS/NZS 3112, Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets.


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