Business and management

Amendments to the NSW Apprenticeship Act

19 January, 2018 by

The NSW Apprenticeship Act has been amended to make it more responsive to the demands of the contemporary workplace.


RCR wins $70m Metro Trains Melbourne contract

16 January, 2018 by

RCR Tomlinson has been awarded a $70m contract by Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) to deliver station upgrade works.


Disciplinary action against electrical licence holders

16 January, 2018 by

The Queensland Electrical Licensing Committee held disciplinary hearings in late 2017 reviewing incidents involving 14 licence holders.


Nexans acquires Danish wind turbine cable kit company

15 January, 2018 by

Nexans has acquired a controlling stake in Denmark-based BE CableCon in a bid to expand further into the renewable energy market.


Singapore's autonomous electric buses charge up

15 January, 2018 by

ABB and Volvo Buses are working on a new project for Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.


Industries to fly and fall in 2018

15 January, 2018 by

Research firm IBISWorld has revealed the top five industries expected to grow and shrink in 2017–18.


Building approvals on the rise

11 January, 2018 by

Building approvals increased by 0.9% in November 2017, pointing to a positive year for construction.


Emerson named 'Industrial IoT Company of the Year'

10 January, 2018 by

Emerson, a global automation technology and software company, has been named the 'Industrial IoT Company of the Year' by IoT Breakthrough.


Don't let Christmas deadlines jeopardise worker safety

19 December, 2017 by

Slater and Gordon is urging Australian employers to ensure their workers' safety is the first priority as they rush to get jobs completed before the Christmas break.


New appointments to the CEFC board

19 December, 2017 by

The Turnbull government has announced new appointments to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) board.


$13m funding for iron flow battery

15 December, 2017 by

Flow energy storage manufacturer ESS Inc. has received $13 million in new Series B funding.


$1.9m funding for solar energy software company

15 December, 2017 by

Australian solar energy software provider Solar Analytics has received a $1.9 million grant from the federal government.


3M sells communications division to Corning

15 December, 2017 by

Corning Incorporated has signed a deal with 3M to purchase substantially all of 3M's Communication Markets Division in a cash transaction valued at around $900 million.


Commercial lighting energy standard — feedback invited

13 December, 2017 by

Standards New Zealand is inviting feedback on an updated energy standard for lighting in large buildings such as offices and industrial buildings.


Energy efficiency solutions win Future Cities Hackathon

11 December, 2017 by

Two teams (pictured) that used blockchain technology to reward energy efficiency among Australian households and businesses have won the second annual Future Cities Hackathon.


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