NECA has recently been awarded a grant to fund its EcoSmart Electricians in regional WA.
Home and building automation equipment manufacturer, Dynalite has expanded its accreditation and training infrastructure in response to the growing global demand for intelligent building systems.
Queensland's Electrical Safety Plan has been revised and reissued, outlining a number of strategies to minimise electrical safety incidents over the next five years.
A man has been fatally electrocuted while using a portable electric drill that was connected to a circuit that appears not to have been protected by an RCD.
According to a recent US report, the deployment of a 'smart grid' across the US electricity network could directly create up to 280,000 new jobs.
A WorkSafe audit on construction sites in Western Australia has revealed deficiencies in testing and tagging of electrical appliances.
The federal government's decision to set a date to close the solar power rebate is expected to cause a surge in demand from consumers for domestic solar power installations in 2009.
Changes to West Australian regulations regarding the testing and tagging of portable electrical equipment and RCDs on construction sites will come into effect on 1 January 2009, which will allow the testing to be done by a competent person or a licensed electrician.
WorkSafe Victoria has released a list of the most common injuries and hazards for people working in the electrical trades, along with suggested solutions to minimise these risks.
NECA has awarded the 2008 Electrical Trade Teacher of the Year Award to David McKee, a teacher at SkillsTech Australia in Queensland.
The ACT government has announced that the implementation date for the renewable energy Feed-in Tariff scheme has been brought forward from July 2009 to March 2009.
Schneider Electric will combine its core Australian operations with its Engineered Services division and specialist subsidiaries Citect and NuLec to form one entity as of 1 January 2009.
Electrical contractor, Apps Electrics has been recognised for its apprenticeship and youth training programs in the 2008 Melbourne Business Awards.
A major office and retail project in Brisbane has been awarded a 6-Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia, recognising it as a world leader in environmentally sustainable office design.