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.
American safety testing organisation Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has acquired electrical product tester Parkside Laboratories in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) announced the winners of the inaugural Trade Teacher Awards for 2007 in the Electrical and Communications categories, at the NECA Awards of Excellence event held last week.
RMIT University in Melbourne has recently reorganised its Electrotechnology Trade Division with new management, dedicated teaching staff and an administrative support team.
ACT apprentices are happy with their choice of apprenticeship, according to a survey released by the Minister for Education and Training, Andrew Barr.
Noja Power Switchgear is a national finalist in the small to medium manufacturer category of the 2007 Australian Export Awards after winning its state-based award.
Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is calling for expressions of interest from licensed electrical inspectors to act as contracted electrical audit inspectors.
The national peak body representing employers of apprentices and trainees, Group Training Australia (GTA), recently released an election statement, calling on the federal government to increase its investment in the Joint Group Training Program (JGPT) to $100 million and be matched dollar for dollar by all state and territory governments.
Every single electrical mains supply has transients of all different types superimposed on it, and that's what category ratings are all about - helping electrical professionals better understand the dangers of transients by categorising them
A nationwide building energy efficiency program offers a more effective way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study
The ACT government has allowed ActewAGL to lease a block of land in Hume for the development of a gas-fired power station and secure data centre.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has recently redesigned its internet website to better reflect its role as Australia's regulator for broadcasting, internet, radiocommunications and telecommunications.
According to Property Council of Australia, the seasonally adjusted figures for Australiaâ€™s national construction industry rose 6.8 points to 55.2 — above the 50.0 point level separating expansion from contraction.
The ACT has experienced a 165% increase in apprenticeship and traineeship completions and a 125% increase in the number of apprentices and trainees in training over the last decade, according to the Minister for Education and Training, Andrew Barr.
The NECA NSW Chapter has announced that it will establish a permanent home in the ACT for its NSW-based Group Training company.