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Engineering News

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, 10 April 2017

Why CPD is critical for career success

As is the case with any profession, gaining the most out of your career in engineering requires diligence, persistence and hard work; a preparedness to undertake new challenges and a clear sense of career goals and objectives.
Thursday, 30 March 2017

How to Enhance Project Performance

In any project, the primary focus is to manage the triple constraints of scope, time and cost whilst producing the best outcomes to the overall project.
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.
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.