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Thursday, 18 February 2016

Satisfy your legal obligations under the new Work Health and Safety Act

In Australia there has been a paradigm shift in the way safety risk management is conducted. The new Work Health & Safety Act has replaced the old approach typified by the Risk Management standard, AS/NZS ISO 31000.
Monday, 01 February 2016

Leadership is key to good asset management

Jim Kennedy, lead advisor of the Asset Management Council and director of the Asset Management College, says that leadership is the key to the successful management of assets by engineering firms.
Thursday, 28 January 2016

How to create a Winning Technical Document

Producing clear and accessible technical documentation is critical to the success of engineering firms.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Tunnel construction requires specialist engineering skills

The Introduction to Tunnel Design and Construction course, provided by Engineering Education Australia (EEA), in partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), can impart students with the key skills needed to design and engineer one of the most critical forms of infrastructure for modern economies.
Friday, 22 January 2016

Case study: Australia’s largest disaster recovery program

The largest disaster recovery program in Australia’s history demanded expertise in managing a large number of people and stakeholders, all spread across a broad geographical area. The key to success? Cohesion.
Sunday, 17 January 2016

“Timely, relevant and skills based” – Engineering Graduate Program

It’s a dilemma that many firms face: how do you keep your engineering staff up to date with the non-technical skills needed in today’s fast-changing business environment?
Monday, 11 January 2016

Professional Year in Engineering Bridges the Gap for Graduates and Businesses

The Professional Year in Engineering program, offered by Engineering Education Australia (EEA), is a job-preparedness program for recent graduates that develops and refines their practical workplace skills, while also providing companies with invaluable recruitment opportunities.
Monday, 28 December 2015

Key challenges facing pipeline engineers

The near completion of the 900-kilometre Ichthys liquefied natural gas pipeline to Darwin, along with completion of the Gorgon and Wheatstone pipelines, will see many engineers in the oil and gas industry move from construction to inspection and monitoring.
Thursday, 11 June 2015

Sacrifice is the key to work-life balance

When asking high achievers what the key to their success is, not many mention work-life balance. In fact many openly admit they are workaholics. The attitude of Hugh Tait thus makes him all the more unusual.
Friday, 05 June 2015

Procurement, PPPs and people management

Ineffective human resources management, including recruitment and retention, is a key cause of inefficiencies in the procurement of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Australia.