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E-chip mimics brain's memory functions

19 July, 2019

RMIT University engineers have designed a chip that uses light to create and modify memories, enabling it to mimic the way that neurons work to store and delete information in the brain.


WA to host a $135m battery research hub

12 April, 2019

The Future Battery Industries CRC will help tackle industry-identified gaps in the battery industries value chain, support battery deployment and optimise the circular economy for battery waste recycling.


The new online shopping destination for connectivity infrastructure solutions

24 January, 2019

Warren & Brown Technologies launches into e-commerce with its new website: wbnetworks.com.au.


New regional partner for Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand

21 September, 2017

Global design and consultancy firm Arcadis has joined Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) as a Regional Partner.


IESANZ calls for nominations

13 July, 2017

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.


MEA warns against race to the bottom

24 March, 2017

Master Electricians Australia (MEA) has questioned the capacity of ACTU boss Sally McManus, following her appearance on the ABC's 7.30 current affairs program last week.


Electrical death prompts calls for greater vigilance

01 March, 2017

NECA is calling on government to adopt its policy relating to Home Safety Electrical Audits, following the recent death of a young man in Sydney.


Trademark searching made easier

28 February, 2017

Searching for available trademarks is now easier thanks to IP Australia's trademark database search tool. It replaces the current ATMOSS system.


Keep your cool at work

23 January, 2017

It may be well be summer, but much of Australia has seen record extreme heat in recent weeks, with more set to come. The recent spate of hot weather conditions across much of the country has prompted a warning from Unions NSW.


World's thinnest electrical wire?

11 January, 2017

Scientists from Stanford University have developed the thinnest possible electrical wires, a mere three atoms wide, according to a report on ScienceAlert.


CFMEU moves closer to amalgamation

13 December, 2016

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) and the Textile Clothing and Footware Union of Australia (TCFUA) are one step closer to amalgamation, having signed an amalgamation memorandum of understanding. The two unions have been increasingly collaborating over the last 12 months.


Green light for job cuts?

02 December, 2016

Last week, the Fair Work Commission handed down its findings from negotiations between publicly owned Essential Energy and the unions representing the majority of workers employed by the company. The negotiations aimed to settle on a revised enterprise agreement and have been in play since June 2015, when the previous agreement expired. Among the points of contention in discussion were provisions for redundancy and outsourcing.


Charges laid over alleged altercation

15 November, 2016

An alleged altercation at a picket line in September this year has led to assault charges for an Electrical Trades Union (ETU) official.


CFMEU blames corporate greed for redundancies

05 October, 2016

Up to 80 Queensland miners will be made redundant by Anglo American in a move the CFMEU claims is a hostile ambush following over two months of protected industrial action by the German Creek mine workers.


Electrical engineering leads to... low-fat chocolate?

11 July, 2016

In news you don't hear every day, a team of physicists at Temple University in Philadelphia has made a discovery that could change the face of chocolate as we know it. According to a report on The Verge, the electrorheology research team has found an unusual application for electric fields.


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