Recent infrastructure-heavy State and Federal Budgets will not prevent a peaking in the public investment cycle over 2018/19, according to leading construction industry analyst and economic forecaster, BIS Oxford Economics. In officially launching its civil construction report, Engineering Construction in Australia 2018 – 2032, BIS Oxford Economics said total measured work done in Australia’s largest … Continue reading Building and construction sector to peak soon
The Victorian State Government will be introducing a mandatory registration scheme for engineers, which according to them, will be giving Victorian engineers an edge. The new scheme will ensure highly-qualified and experienced engineers develop and oversee the State’s most important projects – including the Metro Tunnel, West Gate Tunnel and the Level Crossing Removal Project. … Continue reading Registration scheme introduced for engineers in Victoria
Lapp, a provider of branded cable and connector systems and integrated electrical and automation engineering solutions, has established a fully-fledged subsidiary in Australia. Lapp Australia’s new 3100sqm headquarter at Eastern Creek in western Sydney opened on February 1. From this facility, the company will meet demand for technologies used in future-focussed areas of the food … Continue reading Cable systems and automation provider launches locally
Inspired by several developed Asian cities, the NSW government’s vision for Sydney is to build high density living around major traffic hubs. As a result, investment in transport and infrastructure is taking off and demand for engineering and construction professionals will be high in 2018. Huge projects underway, or on the horizon, include the M4 … Continue reading Demand for engineers expected to grow in 2018
Dell has announced that it will be the first authorised reseller of the Meta 2 Augmented Reality Development Kit, equipping commercial companies with the tools needed to more easily innovate and adopt new AR technology applications that can advance their business. In partnership with Meta, Dell aims to make AR more accessible for business deployment, … Continue reading Dell partners Meta to bring AR to industries
More than 100 Year 9 and 10 female students recently learned about some of the exciting career opportunities available to them in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects at an event held at The University of Western Australia. Girls in Engineering Discovery Day is part of the Girls in Engineering program at UWA, which … Continue reading Young women encouraged to follow their dreams in engineering
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s 2015 National Innovation and Science Agenda was a call to arms for Australia’s research and industry sectors to collaborate and drive our economy. One and a half years on, you’d be excused for thinking a few pages of notes were missing from Budget 2017. Specifically no comment was made about the … Continue reading Budget 2017: a glimmer of support for innovation and advanced manufacturing
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Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has been named as one of Australia’s top ten most attractive employers for job seekers by employment firm Randstad.
NI has announced today the release of a new family of PXI arbitrary waveform generators with up to two channels and 80 MHz of analog bandwidth in a single slot, and a new 100 MHz, 8-channel oscilloscope that builds on NI’s expertise in high-density and software-designed instruments in PXI.
Clarke & Severn Electronics has developed an online Cable Assembly Builder to simplify the task of designing and building custom cables, cutting out the need for getting quotes and therefore saving time.
During a major air show in New Zealand, in order to help ease the traffic flow by providing spectators with live traffic updates, Beca deployed a network of BlipTrack sensors, produced by Denmark-based BLIP Systems.
Process and plant engineers who can’t find room for the recommended straight pipe run required by liquid flow meters in their municipal water treatment plant retrofit projects will find the Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner available from AMS, eliminates the problem by removing swirl and asymmetric velocity profiles caused by pumps, valves and other equipment placed too close to the meter.
Bertin Technologies has announced that its Second Sight MS standoff detector of chemical threats has just been chosen by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to equip its troops.
The 4th annual Women in Industry Awards have been launched for another year, focusing on women excelling across a number of fields and PACE has partnered with the awards to acknowledge the exceptional women who have achieved success through their invaluable leadership, innovation and commitment to their sector.
Research and Markets has released a new report on the position sensor market, which it says is expected to reach AUS$7.93 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.27 per cent between 2017 and 2022.
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The new weQubeVision software module with pattern matching makes Wenglor’s Smart Camera even simpler and more intelligent.
Changes to the 457 visa scheme should not jeopardise Australia’s infrastructure boom, although some other engineering sectors could be affected.
New radar technology developed in Australia promises comprehensive surveillance of enemy troops without compromising safety.