Business and management

Guidance note for smart city standards released

26 July, 2017 by

The Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand has released a new guidance note with an aim to raise awareness of standards and frameworks related to smart cities.

Chloe Munro recognised by CEC

25 July, 2017 by

The former chair of the Clean Energy Regulator has received the Outstanding Contribution to Industry Award from the Clean Energy Council.


24 July, 2017 by

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has announced that it will be hosting an educational session at the 2017 Integrate show in Melbourne, in conjunction with its cabler registrar (ACRS).

IESANZ calls for nominations

13 July, 2017 by

The Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand (IESANZ) is calling for nominations for board directors for the chapters of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory and Overseas, Western Australia and New Zealand.

Guzhen Lighting Fair opens for pre-registration

11 July, 2017 by

The 20th China Guzhen International Lighting Fair will be held from 22–26 October 2017 at Guzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, China. 

Overall business optimism improves but WA contractors concerned

11 July, 2017 by

Industry association NECA's Market Monitor 2016–17 has found that businesses in the electrical contracting industry are more optimistic about the future.

New wiring rules are coming — are you ready?

11 July, 2017 by Gary Busbridge* | Supplied by: Clipsal by Schneider Electric

The new version of AS/NZS Wiring Rules 3000 is set to be released soon. Gary Busbridge, Standardisation Manager at Clipsal and Chair of the Australian and New Zealand committee responsible for the revision, provides an overview on the changes.

Registrations open for All-Energy Australia 2017

11 July, 2017 by

All-Energy Australia, a comprehensive clean and renewable energy conference, will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11–12 October 2017.

UPS to provide Eaton's power quality solutions across NZ

06 July, 2017 by

UPS Power Solutions, a New Zealand-based company that specialises in clean power solutions, has strengthened its partnership to offer the complete Eaton range of DC solutions in New Zealand.

ABB strengthens digital grid portfolio with acquisition

05 July, 2017 by

ABB will strengthen its digital grid portfolio and software focus with the acquisition of KEYMILE's communication networks business.

GBCA appoints new chair

05 July, 2017 by

Rod Fehring, CEO of Frasers Property Australia, has been appointed chair of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).

NHP announces new community partnership

04 July, 2017 by

NHP has formed a partnership with local not-for-profit organisation Southern Cross Kids' Camps (SCKC).

GBCA announces changes to Green Star

04 July, 2017 by

The Green Building Council of Australia has released new versions of the Green Star – Design & As Built and Green Star – Interiors rating tools.

Major construction on road to recovery

03 July, 2017 by

After three years of declining major project work, leading construction companies are reportedly forecasting a recovery in engineering and non-residential building activity for the rest of the calendar year and in 2018.

New offence to target deadly workplace practices

30 June, 2017 by

Queensland will introduce a new offence of "negligence causing death" following an interim recommendation from the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety.

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