Business and management

Skills Show Australia — electrical installation competition

23 April, 2018 by

The Skills Show Australia 2018, Australia's flagship skills and trades event, will be held from 2–4 June 2018 at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney.

Building a future-ready workforce

17 April, 2018 by

Australia's education and training system needs to skill up as businesses prepare for the challenges of digital transformation, according to a report by the Australian Industry (Ai) Group.

The rise of renewable cities

16 April, 2018 by

Around the world, urban areas of all sizes are stepping up to the urgent challenge for cities and towns to become carbon neutral and are setting targets to ramp up renewables in their energy mix.

Notices issued on unsafe TPS cables

11 April, 2018 by

WorkSafe New Zealand has been investigating electrical building wiring cables following a complaint received on the compliance of a particular TPS cable.

Reposit co-founder to head ANU's battery storage program

10 April, 2018 by

Dr Lachlan Blackhall, co-founder and former chief technical officer of Reposit Power, has been appointed as ANU's head of battery storage program.

Commercial construction outlook strongest in years

09 April, 2018 by

The value of non-residential building approvals jumped by 14.8% in February, adding to growth of 18% over the previous 12 months.

nbn CEO Bill Morrow to step down by end of 2018

05 April, 2018 by

Bill Morrow has announced his intention to step down from his position as CEO of nbn by the end of 2018.

NHP acquires Rexel's Rockwell related business assets

28 March, 2018 by

NHP Electrical Engineering Products has acquired Rockwell Automation related business assets from Rexel Industrial Automation.

Report calls for asset write-downs to cut power bills

26 March, 2018 by

State governments have spent up to $20 billion more than was needed on the electricity grid, according to a new Grattan Institute report.

Rittal Australia signs distribution deal with APS Industrial

22 March, 2018 by

Rittal Australia has signed a national distribution partnership with APS Industrial, an electrical industrial and automation equipment distributor.

NHP marks 50 years of operations

22 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

NHP Electrical Engineering is celebrating its 50th year of operations. Founded by Nigel Hugh Peck (NHP) in 1968, NHP is an independent 100% Australian owned and operated business.

Why it's important to verify e-profiling cards when supervising apprentices

21 March, 2018 by

E-profiling provides important data about the work performed by apprentices under their training plans.

ARBS 2018 Industry Awards — finalists announced

16 March, 2018 by

ARBS 2018, Australia's only international air-conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition, has announced finalists for Industry Awards 2018.

Are you up to date with standards?

13 March, 2018 by Simona Tomevska, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Energy and Electrotechnology* | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Most electricians will have encountered AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (Wiring Rules) at some stage in their work, with some in the sector legally required to meet this standard, and it's near 600 pages.

IFS appoints Darren Roos as CEO

08 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: IFS Australia

Enterprise applications company IFS has hired Darren Roos as the chief executive officer. The appointment is effective 1 April 2018 and aligns with the retirement of Alastair Sorbie at the end of Q1 2018.

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