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Thursday, 23 November 2017

Accuracy underground leads to increased productivity

Lengthy delays, increased costs and potential safety hazards on construction projects can be avoided by adopting a process to manage subsurface utility infrastructure.
Thursday, 14 September 2017

Engineering ideas into reality

Tim Procter MIEAust CPEng NER, is one of Australia’s leading risk and due diligence engineers. With wide-ranging industry experience, Tim shares his knowledge and expertise through postgraduate lecturing, books, academic papers, and with some of Australia’s biggest organisations. He regularly presents on the advantages of adopting the precaution based approach to risk instead of the hazard based process, which has been dominant in Australia in recent times. Tim is a Partner at R2A Due Diligence Engineers. Below, Tim shares his perspective on the importance of due diligence.
Thursday, 17 August 2017

An insider’s perspective on the importance of Safety in Design

Brandon Geüe is a Mechanical Systems Engineer at Engineering. Systems. Management. Below, Brandon shares his perspective on the importance of Safety in Design and Engineering Governance.
Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Top 9 tips for implementing an asset management program

Does your organisation wish to protect its future against predatory class actions, politically motivated regulators and indefensible budgets savaged by internal and external financial authorities? Then asset management is the answer.
Tuesday, 04 July 2017

What's underneath your next project?

In today’s competitive market, keeping work skills up-to-date and continuously advancing your professional development is crucial in maintaining a competitive edge.
Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Advancing Structural Vibration Technology

When wind, water, vehicles or earthquakes affect a structure such as a building or tower, the vibrations have the potential to make that structure unsafe.
Thursday, 27 April 2017

Why In-house Corporate Training is on the rise

Within any industry, organisations continually re-evaluate how they spend their training and development budgets to ensure they increase their return on investment and maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace.
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.
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, 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.