Business and management

Queensland NECA Excellence Awards

06 August, 2008

The 2008 Excellence Awards for the electrical and communications industry in Queensland were held on 1 August, with four companies recognised for significant achievement in the last 12 months.


NECA Queensland Apprentice Awards

06 August, 2008

The NECA Queensland Apprentice Awards were held 1 August to recognise hard-working apprentices for their achievements in the electrical and communications industry.


Welding catalogue

01 August, 2008 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

TheTurck Welding Solutions catalogue is designed for customers who use sensors and connectivity products in welding environments.


Sensor catalogue

01 August, 2008 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

Banner Engineering’s Sensor Products 2008–2009 catalogue showcases industrial product lines, which include photoelectric and special-purpose sensors as well as measurement and inspection sensors.


US electrical distributor profits remain strong

30 July, 2008

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), a US-based trade association for the electrical distribution industry, reported in its 2008 Performance Analysis Report that the US electrical distribution industry’s financial performance remained solid despite current US economic conditions.


Lighting company double finalist in Telstra awards

28 July, 2008

Energy-efficient lighting provider Ilum-a-Lite has been announced as a finalist in the 2008 Telstra Business Awards in both the Social Responsibility and Micro-Business categories.


NECA Victoria Apprentice Awards

14 July, 2008

At the 25th NECA Victoria Apprentice Awards, held on 9 July 2008, a talented group of electrical apprentices were recognised for their outstanding academic and technical skills working in industrial, commercial and domestic markets.


Road safety lighting standard released

09 July, 2008

SAI Global has announced a new standard to help lighting designers, engineers and manufacturers design, manufacture and install road lighting for the increased safety of pedestrians and vehicles.


NECA concerned over government's OHS review

08 July, 2008

NECA, through its NSW chapter, is to make formal written submissions to the review panel established by the Australian government to examine how to harmonise Australia’s OHS laws.


Company fined for electrical balancing act

19 June, 2008

A Campbellfield company has pleaded guilty to seven workplace health and safety charges after two Chinese workers in Australia on section 457 visas suffered serious injuries in 2006.


Electrical engineer honoured

12 June, 2008

Professor Vic Gosbell was honoured by being awarded the M A Sargent Medal for the electrical engineer of the year for 2007, by the Board of Colleges of Electrical Engineers of Engineers Australia, in Melbourne on Friday 6 June.


Dimmable light wins best new product award

02 June, 2008

The Megaman Dimmerable Reflector lamp range has received this year’s ‘Best New Product’ award in the lighting category at designEX 2008.


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.


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