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Recall of dangerous energy storage batteries

Installers of renewable energy systems are being urged to help identify and warn consumers about a recall of dangerous LGES (previously LG Chem) energy storage batteries.

Field Service Business 25 May, 2022

Campaign aims to lure electricians to Qld

A multimillion-dollar promotional blitz is underway to encourage more interstate tradies to help with flood recovery efforts in Queensland.

Field Service Business 25 May, 2022

Prosecution following electrical work error

A WA electrician has been fined $5K for not adequately supervising electrical work carried out by an apprentice.

Field Service Business 20 April, 2022

New fleet of electric prime movers unveiled

Rather than building electric trucks from scratch, an Australian company has developed a solution that involves powering existing heavy vehicles with exchangeable batteries.

Field Service Business 12 April, 2022

Ceiling space fatality

In February 2022, an electrical worker died in a home ceiling space, WorkSafe Qld has reported.

Field Service Business 06 April, 2022

Fleet
Preparing the grid for electric vehicles

Preparing the grid for electric vehicles

A new $3.4 million trial will help support growing adoption of electric vehicles across Australia while reducing infrastructure upgrade costs.

Article 08 February, 2021
Safety
UNSW Maker Games winners design software to save lives

UNSW Maker Games winners design software to save lives

Responding to a challenge from Boral, UNSW Sydney's Maker Games winners designed a solution that allows workers to safely shut down dangerous...

Article 16 August, 2019
Hardware
Touchless gestures the next step for smartphones

Touchless gestures the next step for smartphones

Smartphones and other mobile devices will soon be controlled via touchless gestures, utilising new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.

Article 22 February, 2017
Software
How to measure ROI of field service management software

How to measure ROI of field service management software

Some ROIs are easier to calculate than others. It's important to consider both tangible and intangible benefits when assessing field service...

Article 01 March, 2021
Business
Future of field service: are you ready?

Future of field service: are you ready?

IFS President of Service Management Marne Martin shared her insights on the changing landscape of field service and how organisations need to...

Article 01 April, 2019
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