Business and management

Special joint taskforce to safeguard subbies

18 March, 2019

The Queensland Government has set up a Special Joint Taskforce to investigate allegations of white-collar crime in the Queensland building industry.


GBCA appoints new CEO

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

The Green Building Council of Australia has announced that sustainability industry leader Davina Rooney will take on the position of Chief Executive Officer from 11 June.


R. STAHL to host an IEC standards development conference

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: R. STAHL Australia Pty Ltd

This is the first time a manufacturer will host the IEC/TC31 conference, held from 25 March to 5 April 2019 in Waldenburg.


Clean energy award entries open

07 March, 2019

Nominations are open for the 2019 Clean Energy Council Awards, which will showcase the industry's talent in the middle of an unprecedented construction and investment boom.


Lighting Council Australia appoints WA Director

06 March, 2019

Dialight Asia Pacific Managing Director Malcolm Lee will focus on industrial lighting from an international perspective.


Staying ahead of automation

26 February, 2019

With over half of Australian workers already having their job responsibilities changed as a result of automation, recruitment company Hays suggests upskilling is the best way to avoid being impacted.


Experts to discuss Australia's energy future

25 February, 2019

The Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition 2019 will gather renewable energy specialists on 2–3 April in Sydney to explore Australia's energy transformation.


Have your say on battery storage standards

21 February, 2019

The Standards Australia draft AS/NZS 5139 Electrical Installations — Safety of battery systems for use with power conversion equipment is now open for public comment.


Upskill in solar hybrid and off-grid systems

15 February, 2019 | Supplied by: SolarQuip

Those looking to fast-track their knowledge and experience of battery storage and smart energy systems can attend a four-day training course at the Smart Energy Lab near Healesville, Victoria.


BICSI & WF Media join forces for 2019 conference & exhibition

06 February, 2019

BICSI South Pacific, the peak industry body representing designers and installers of ICT systems, has entered into a partnership with specialist technology media business WF Media, with the aim to enhance and develop their national conference and expo.


Total Facilities 2019 to explore 'Environments of Excellence'

29 January, 2019

Total Facilities 2019 will focus on energy efficiency, smart design and the future of work, looking at the latest ways the built environment can help facilities realise their full potential.


Registrations open for 2019 Large-scale Solar Forum

22 January, 2019

The Clean Energy Council's 2019 Large-scale Solar Forum will discuss some of the opportunities and challenges facing the solar industry.


Huge job boost for NT tradies

14 January, 2019

The Northern Territory Government's $100 million Public Housing Stimulus Program is expected to support up to 550 full-time jobs over the next 18 months.


CEO Insights 2019: Craig Dugan, Optimal Group

02 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Optimal Group Australia

Craig Dugan predicts the key trends and challenges that will impact the energy industry in 2019 and discusses the theory versus reality of smart cities.


New Wiring Rules become mandatory from 1 January 2019

21 December, 2018

The National Electrical and Contractors Association (NECA) is reminding electrical contractors that AS/NZS 3000:2018 becomes mandatory from 1 January 2019.


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