Business and management

Coronavirus fears lead to dust mask shortage

19 February, 2020

As concern mounts around the world over the spread of the coronavirus, Australia's supplies of P2 disposable dust masks have now run out.


Finalists for ARBS 2020 awards announced

13 February, 2020 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

ARBS 2020 has now released the list of finalists for its industry awards, which recognise talent from within the HVAC&R and building services industry.


Reducing the HVAC&R carbon footprint

12 February, 2020 by Amy Steed

The Australian HVAC&R industry is responsible for around 50% of peak demand on the electricity grid, according to figures from ARENA.


Telecoms transformation needed: study

12 February, 2020

Telecoms operators must radically reconfigure assets to transform their operations, according to the annual telecoms study by Arthur D. Little.


MEA offers business basics support for sparkies

12 February, 2020

Remaining compliant and not understanding the basics of business are two of the biggest challenges faced by skilled tradespeople.


Could liquid air solve the global energy storage challenge?

11 February, 2020

Balancing power supply and demand could be about to become easier for electricity providers, following new research by University of Birmingham academics.


Electrical businesses favour family, study finds

11 February, 2020

At least 50% of trade-related businesses employ at least one family member, but only one in 10 would consult their spouse on business decisions.


ARBS 2020 Speaker Series revealed

07 February, 2020 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

Some of the industry's top names will be presenting at the ARBS 2020 Speaker Series.


Update to the Wiring Rules

04 February, 2020

An update has just been carried out on AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations, also known as the Wiring Rules.


Electrical workers fined for safety breaches

04 February, 2020

Seven electrical licence holders had action taken against them in December 2019, according to the Queensland Electrical Safety Office.


Register now for lighting industry awards

04 February, 2020

Tickets are available for the National Awards for Excellence in Lighting 2020 event.


Overhead powerlines standard released

30 January, 2020

New guidance for the design, construction and maintenance of overhead powerlines has just been published.


Updated electrical safety codes of practice 2020

28 January, 2020

Queensland has updated its electrical safety codes of practice for the safe handling of electric equipment.


Energy sector generates bushfire disaster support

27 January, 2020

The energy industry is stepping up in the face of the current bushfire disaster, putting a range of measures in place to support affected communities.


Smart energy on show in 2020

23 January, 2020

The Smart Energy Council's Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition will be celebrating its 58th anniversary in 2020.


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