Business and management

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.

Have your say on battery storage standards

21 February, 2019

The Standards Australia draft AS/NZS 5139 Electrical Installations — Safety of battery systems for use with power conversion equipment is now open for public comment.

Upskill in solar hybrid and off-grid systems

15 February, 2019 | Supplied by: SolarQuip

Those looking to fast-track their knowledge and experience of battery storage and smart energy systems can attend a four-day training course at the Smart Energy Lab near Healesville, Victoria.

BICSI & WF Media join forces for 2019 conference & exhibition

06 February, 2019

BICSI South Pacific, the peak industry body representing designers and installers of ICT systems, has entered into a partnership with specialist technology media business WF Media, with the aim to enhance and develop their national conference and expo.

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