Business and management

Risk of electric shock from heat press machine

27 January, 2023

WA's energy safety regulator has warned that users of a heat press machine could be at risk due to defects uncovered by the safety body.

Bluestar Energy gains Aust Managing Director

24 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Bluestar Energy Capital

Steve Jackson has been appointed Managing Director of Bluestar's Australian renewable development platform.

Thought Leaders 2023: Frank Baldrighi

15 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Getac Technology Corp

Getac's business development manager discusses cybersecurity threats, skills shortages and what industry can do to maximise the potential of the IoT.

ANZ projects pick up 3 'Going Digital' infrastructure awards

13 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Bentley Systems Pty Ltd

The annual awards program honours the work of Bentley software users in advancing infrastructure design, construction and operations throughout the world.

Network productivity increasing, despite upheaval

06 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Energy Networks Australia

The AER's latest report shows the productivity of Australia's electricity networks continues to improve, defying national trends in other sectors.

Lighting body working to safeguard wildlife

29 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Lighting Council Australia

Lighting Council Australia is working with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions to update the National Light Pollution Guidelines for Wildlife.

Electrical apprentices eligible for govt funding

29 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

Electricians are among the 75 high-priority occupations included in the federal government's Australian Apprenticeships Priority List.

Proposal to scrap electrical licences condemned

22 November, 2022 by Katerina Sakkas

A report calling for the reduction of electrical licensing has received strong criticism from industry bodies on safety grounds.

On-the-spot fines for electrical offences

15 November, 2022

New regulations will allow SafeWork NSW to issue on-the-spot fines for existing electrical work and asbestos offences.

Fintech partnership to boost household solar

14 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Adatree

Enabled by a new data-sharing regulation, Australian tech companies Adatree and Accurassi have partnered to help households securely transition to solar panels.

Rockwell Automation to acquire CUBIC

26 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

CUBIC, founded in 1973, serves fast-growing industries such as renewable energy, data centres and infrastructure.

'Cash for standards' causes alarm

18 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

Australia's electrical industry has warned that a 'cash for access' proposal for electrical standards will lead to safety risks and black market access.

Qld's $23m renewable energy training facility

18 October, 2022

The Queensland Government has launched a training facility to give workers the skills they will need for the thousands of jobs to be created under its Energy and Jobs Plan.

Electrician fined $4K following shock risk

17 October, 2022

An electrician has been fined after leaving several live cables exposed at a family home in East Perth, putting residents at risk of electric shock.

NECA welcomes crackdown on 'solar cowboys'

11 October, 2022 | Supplied by: NECA/National Electrical & Communications Association

NECA has endorsed SafeWork NSW's six-month operation to ensure safe work practices are being undertaken within the rooftop solar industry.

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