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Engineering News

Friday, 17 March 2017

Breaking the gender diversity and pay gaps

Increasing female participation in the engineering profession is crucial to Australia’s economic future, according to Engineers Australia Board Member the Hon Trish White.
Thursday, 16 March 2017

Streamlining documentation is essential to successful project management

Project managers should adopt a more streamlined and flexible approach to their work processes, instead of just ticking off boxes and amassing needless documentation.
Friday, 03 March 2017

The next step for engineering graduates

In this day and age, engineering graduates need to be able to build on the platform they receive through their degrees.
Thursday, 16 February 2017

5 tips to create clear and concise reports

“The most common mistake engineers make is that they approach writing as a single activity or task, and not a process. Writing needs to be done in stages.”
Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Why good negotiation skills are crucial for engineers

When it comes to effective negotiation strategies positively impacting a situation, one standout case is that of engineer Haseeb Qureshi in the United States.
Monday, 16 January 2017

Engineers and the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is starting to affect environments of all kinds. With home devices such as bathroom scales which upload data to monitoring tools to help you control your weight and refrigerators which keep track of inventory in your fridge and remind you of what you need to buy, there is a lot of excitement about the ways in which the Internet of Things (IOT) might change people’s homes.
Wednesday, 07 December 2016

From engineering graduates to future leaders

In the current environment, the ability of engineering practices and firms to grow and expand depends largely upon their ability to take and develop young engineers not just into excellent technical performers but into future leaders which will help the firm expand into new markets, grow its client base and drive ongoing and continual innovation and improvement in its practices.
Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Electrical safety saves lives

Over the eleven year period spanning January 2003 to December 2013, Safe Work Australia data indicates that 61 construction workers lost their lives due to contact with electricity – accounting for 15% of all construction worker fatalities during that period.
Thursday, 24 November 2016

Financial acumen crucial for engineering success

Throughout an engineer’s career, technical expertise forms the backbone of success and the foundation upon which their ability to deliver positive outcomes is built.
Friday, 18 November 2016

Are you communicating like a leader?

In today’s environment, the importance of effective communication skills in influencing others with technical expertise and in becoming a leader cannot be understated.