Business and management

RCR wins $70m Metro Trains Melbourne contract

16 January, 2018

RCR Tomlinson has been awarded a $70m contract by Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) to deliver station upgrade works.


Singapore's autonomous electric buses charge up

15 January, 2018

ABB and Volvo Buses are working on a new project for Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.


Nexans acquires Danish wind turbine cable kit company

15 January, 2018

Nexans has acquired a controlling stake in Denmark-based BE CableCon in a bid to expand further into the renewable energy market.


Industries to fly and fall in 2018

15 January, 2018

Research firm IBISWorld has revealed the top five industries expected to grow and shrink in 2017–18.


Building approvals on the rise

11 January, 2018

Building approvals increased by 0.9% in November 2017, pointing to a positive year for construction.


Emerson named 'Industrial IoT Company of the Year'

10 January, 2018

Emerson, a global automation technology and software company, has been named the 'Industrial IoT Company of the Year' by IoT Breakthrough.


Don't let Christmas deadlines jeopardise worker safety

19 December, 2017

Slater and Gordon is urging Australian employers to ensure their workers' safety is the first priority as they rush to get jobs completed before the Christmas break.


New appointments to the CEFC board

19 December, 2017

The Turnbull government has announced new appointments to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) board.


$13m funding for iron flow battery

15 December, 2017

Flow energy storage manufacturer ESS Inc. has received $13 million in new Series B funding.


3M sells communications division to Corning

15 December, 2017

Corning Incorporated has signed a deal with 3M to purchase substantially all of 3M's Communication Markets Division in a cash transaction valued at around $900 million.


$1.9m funding for solar energy software company

15 December, 2017

Australian solar energy software provider Solar Analytics has received a $1.9 million grant from the federal government.


Commercial lighting energy standard — feedback invited

13 December, 2017

Standards New Zealand is inviting feedback on an updated energy standard for lighting in large buildings such as offices and industrial buildings.


Energy efficiency solutions win Future Cities Hackathon

11 December, 2017

Two teams (pictured) that used blockchain technology to reward energy efficiency among Australian households and businesses have won the second annual Future Cities Hackathon.


ICC in focus at ARBS 2018

06 December, 2017 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

With more than 350 exhibitors and in excess of 9000 visitors anticipated, the exhibition is set to be the largest ARBS to date.


Fast energy — five-minute settlement to start in 2021

01 December, 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission has made a final rule to change the settlement period for the electricity spot price from 30 minutes to five minutes, starting in 2021.


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