Business and management

Deadline draws near for new smoke alarm requirements

19 November, 2020

Requirements in Queensland for hardwired interconnected smoke alarms in residential settings are broadening from 2022.

ETU Apprentice of the Year crowned

18 November, 2020

Hannah Watts has been crowned the 2020 ETU Apprentice of the Year, in an extraordinary line-up of all-female finalists.

Construction companies struggle to keep up with regulations

10 November, 2020

A recent Australian construction industry poll has found keeping up to date with regulations is the most challenging part of quality and safety compliance.

The road to recovery for the construction industry

09 November, 2020 by George Maglaras, Sales & Technical Director, Stanley Black & Decker | Supplied by: Stanley Black & Decker Inc

Infrastructure will continue to stimulate the economy and jobs in 2021, in turn supporting residential and commercial projects.

WorkSafe blitz as businesses reopen

30 October, 2020

Inspectors from WorkSafe Victoria (WSV) will be out in force as the state opens up, ensuring employers are doing everything they can to protect their workers.

Mayors commit to clean, local jobs 

23 October, 2020

Over 40 mayors and councillors from across Australia have released a joint statement committing to economic recovery solutions that create jobs.

Ten-year licence disqualification for electrical worker

21 October, 2020

Queensland's Electrical Licensing Committee has disqualified an electrical worker from holding a licence for 10 years.

Mandatory face masks for all in Victoria — including trades

16 October, 2020

ESV is reminding tradespeople across Victoria that face masks are now mandatory.

Apprenticeship schemes ripe for exploitation

13 October, 2020

The new Federal Budget will do nothing to stem declining apprenticeship rates, says CFMEU.

Economic support essential for electrical industry

07 October, 2020

The latest survey of the electrical and communications contracting industry indicates that the financial impact of COVID-19 has been ongoing.

APS Industrial relocates Perth office

05 October, 2020 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

As of 14 September 2020, APS Industrial relocated its Perth office to 5 Glyde Court, Malaga.

Rebuilding electrical businesses post-COVID

30 September, 2020

Proposed insolvency laws that will enable businesses to financially rebuild after the COVID-19 pandemic have been welcomed by NECA.

Control Logic acquired by IPD

29 September, 2020 | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

The move will bring together two organisations to create an entity that can now provide a complete end-to-end solution for existing and future customers.

Industry awards finalists revealed

23 September, 2020

The shortlist for the annual Energy Network Industry Innovation Award has been announced by Energy Networks Australia.

Wiring Rules amendment open for comment

23 September, 2020

In order to further improve the safety of electrical installations, the Wiring Rules committee has created an amendment to the rules.

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