Business and management

Awards to recognise electrical safety solutions

17 April, 2019

Organisations that have addressed an electrical safety issue are encouraged to enter the 2019 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards for a chance to win up to $2000.

Solar regulations: promoting safety or rushed and unjustified?

12 April, 2019

New electrical safety regulations set to come into effect on 13 May will require licensed electricians to mount, locate, fix or remove solar panels on solar farms.

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.

LG Chem recognises top Australian installers

08 April, 2019 | Supplied by: LG Chem Energy Solution Company

At the 'Top Installer Award 2018', held for the first time in Australia on 15–16 February, LG Chem rewarded the top five installers of its home battery (RESU).

Fake Queensland electrician fined $100,000

05 April, 2019

Both consumers and contractors are reminded to check electrical contractor licences, after a man has been fined for posing as a qualified electrician in Queensland.

Phase 3 signs distribution deal with Connector-Tech ALS

04 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Connector-Tech ALS Pty Ltd

British-based Phase 3 has appointed Connector-Tech ALS as the official distributor for its Powersafe and Showsafe products in the Asia–Pacific region.

Federal Budget 2019 addresses skills shortages

03 April, 2019

The government has announced a $525.3 million Skills Package that will reform the VET sector and support up to 80,000 additional apprenticeships over five years.

Digital disruption in the distribution industry

25 March, 2019 by Nichola Murphy | Supplied by: Epicor Software (Aust) Pty Ltd

Over 30 supply chain leaders recently gathered for an executive networking breakfast at Cafe Sydney to discuss the impact of digital transformation on the industrial distribution sector.

Special joint taskforce to safeguard subbies

18 March, 2019

The Queensland Government has set up a Special Joint Taskforce to investigate allegations of white-collar crime in the Queensland building industry.

R. STAHL to host an IEC standards development conference

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: R. STAHL Australia Pty Ltd

This is the first time a manufacturer will host the IEC/TC31 conference, held from 25 March to 5 April 2019 in Waldenburg.

GBCA appoints new CEO

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

The Green Building Council of Australia has announced that sustainability industry leader Davina Rooney will take on the position of Chief Executive Officer from 11 June.

Clean energy award entries open

07 March, 2019

Nominations are open for the 2019 Clean Energy Council Awards, which will showcase the industry's talent in the middle of an unprecedented construction and investment boom.

Lighting Council Australia appoints WA Director

06 March, 2019

Dialight Asia Pacific Managing Director Malcolm Lee will focus on industrial lighting from an international perspective.

Staying ahead of automation

26 February, 2019

With over half of Australian workers already having their job responsibilities changed as a result of automation, recruitment company Hays suggests upskilling is the best way to avoid being impacted.

Experts to discuss Australia's energy future

25 February, 2019

The Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition 2019 will gather renewable energy specialists on 2–3 April in Sydney to explore Australia's energy transformation.

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