Business and management

ABB appoints new Australian distributor

28 February, 2024 | Supplied by: ABB Australia

Amber Technology, a company distributing high-tech audiovisual solutions, has been chosen to be a technical distributor for ABB in Australia.

Synergy apprentice receives prestigious award

28 February, 2024

Chelsea Smith, a third-year electrical instrument fitter apprentice, was commended for her outstanding work ethic and trade skills competency.

Ampcontrol welcomes largest apprentice cohort yet

20 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Ampcontrol Pty Ltd

Undertaken over a nominal four-year period, the Apprentice Program combines part-time study with structured work experience.

Safety breach leads to electric shocks

12 February, 2024

An electrical line worker has been fined $10,500 for safety failures that left an apprentice unconscious and suffering burns.

1000 NSW energy workers walk off job

08 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Electrical Trades Union (ETU)

More than 1000 workers from Transgrid and Endeavour Energy are striking for 24 hours while calling for a pay rise in line with inflation.

Electrician fined after leaving live switchboard in classroom

06 February, 2024

An electrician contracted to install air-conditioning units at a Sunshine Coast school has been fined $10,000.

Qld to amend electrical safety laws

02 February, 2024

The Queensland Government has responded to a 2023 review of the state's Electrical Safety Act 2002.

Lighting Council Australia protests new LED rules

30 January, 2024

Australia's peak lighting body is warning that the proposed rules will reduce energy savings, increase consumer prices and reduce consumer choice.

Aquatic centre fined following electric shock

30 January, 2024

A Queensland aquatic centre has been fined $85,000 after one of its workers contacted overhead powerlines with a pool-cleaning tool.

Electrician loses licences following criminal acts

18 January, 2024

A Perth electrician has received a criminal conviction for indecent acts committed while working at a customer's home.

NSW to receive 25 MW solar farm c/o Google

04 January, 2024

The solar farm will help advance Google's 2030 goal to run off 24/7 carbon-free energy wherever it operates.

Aust electrical engineers can now use EPLAN software

20 December, 2023 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

The platform's engineering design software tools enable electrical, automation and mechatronic engineers to streamline their processes.

Fresh talent for WA energy industry

12 December, 2023

A new cohort of apprentices and university and business traineeship students has graduated at Western Power.

Repair job leads to fatal electrocution

06 December, 2023

An incident being investigated by WorkSafe Qld has underlined the dangers of working in proximity to underground cables.

Call for electrical safety inspectors

04 December, 2023

Queensland's Electrical Safety Office is seeking senior electrical inspectors to help keep Queenslanders electrically safe at work and home.

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