Business and management

NICTA now a Registered Research Agency

09 May, 2008

NICTA, Australia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) research institute, is now authorised as a Registered Research Agency (RRA).

Leveraging returns on smart meter infrastructure

08 May, 2008

Melbourne-based smart grid and wireless sensor network provider, Telepathx has announced that it will begin conditional licensing of its RFID, wireless sensor network and communications aggregation products to smart meter and BPL manufacturers.

Employment predicted to be on a downward trend

21 April, 2008 by Paul Stathis

A fall-out in general employment is inevitable in view of the impact on high-end employment from the Reserve Bank’s continuing rate rises and other global issues.

Online technical certification

27 February, 2008 | Supplied by: George Brown College

Study online, at your own pace, and earn your technical certificate in electronics, electromechanical and programmable logic controllers.

Surviving 'corporate adolescence' - transitioning from an SME to a larger business

27 February, 2008

A 2007 study by credit checking firm Veda Advantage has debunked the myth that the majority of companies close in their first year

Lampertz appoints Rittal distributor for ANZ

08 February, 2008

Rittal, a leading international system supplier of housing and enclosure technologies, has announced that it will become the sole Australian and New Zealand agent for the Lampertz range of IT solutions.

Mandatory Greenpower offer

30 January, 2008

The ACT will soon be leading the country in 'green' energy consumption, after the Chief Minister and Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, Jon Stanhope announced the mandatory offering of accredited GreenPower electricity to Canberrans.

Australian building industry calls for climate change action

29 January, 2008

The building sector can and should play a role in achieving the deep greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions that science tells us are necessary to combat the threat of global warming

Skills shortage tackled with in-house apprentice program

25 January, 2008

Emerson Network Power has launched its own in-house apprentice program in Australia to overcome the lack of skills in its core business areas.

Discussion open for ACT electricity feed-in tariff

14 January, 2008

A discussion paper on the feasibility and nature of an electricity feed-in tariff for the ACT has been issued by the government.

Copper prices spark new crime wave

11 January, 2008 by Paul Stathis, Editor

Last year, police all over the world were inundated with reports of theft of copper from areas as diverse as water pipes from buildings, electrical wiring from substations, conductors from railway lines and even bells from churches

Cabling standards committee receives award

05 December, 2007

The CT-001 Communications and Cabling committee was awarded the Outstanding Committee Award by Standards Australia for its exceptional service and commitment over and above that of any other committee in 2007.

Peak industry body for Australian lighting

29 November, 2007

Lighting Council Australia has commenced operation as a Canberra-based, incorporated peak industry association for the lighting industry.

NICTA appoints commercialisation leader

27 November, 2007

NICTA, Australia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Research Centre of Excellence, has appointed Rob Fitzpatrick as director of commercialisation to build and drive NICTA’s use-inspired research towards a range of commercial outcomes that benefit Australia.

Revised Wiring Rules released

27 November, 2007

The new edition of the Australian/New Zealand Standard for Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000:2007) has officially been released

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