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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.
Thursday, 03 November 2016

Australia's shift towards solar energy

In years to come, solar power is set to become responsible for more of Australia’s energy than ever before. With a suitable climate and latitude that sees it sit in the top 10 countries for solar power capacity, Australia will soon be looking to fulfil this potential.
Monday, 26 September 2016

Poor planning costs time and money on projects

It has often been said that failing to plan equals planning to fail.
Thursday, 22 September 2016

Engineering companies losing millions through poor contract management

Whilst the majority of engineers throughout Australia take pride in their work in areas such as design and project delivery, a crucial area which is often overlooked revolves around contract management and administration.