Business and management

MEA warns against race to the bottom

24 March, 2017 by

Master Electricians Australia (MEA) has questioned the capacity of ACTU boss Sally McManus, following her appearance on the ABC's 7.30 current affairs program last week.


Schneider Electric successfully protects Clipsal brand

24 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Clipsal by Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has successfully defended its iconic brand, Clipsal, from intellectual property infringement by Clipso Electrical.


EMC standards to change

21 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Austest Laboratories

Years ago, manufacturers made AV equipment and others made information technology equipment and crossovers between the two categories were rare. Fast forward and the line between audiovisual devices and computers is extremely blurred, with AV integrating Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Ethernet and other technologies.


Vivid Sydney is back, bigger than ever

20 March, 2017 by

The annual Vivid Sydney festival is back on this year, bigger and better than ever. Billed as "the world's largest festival of light, music and ideas", the event runs for 23 days (26 May to 17 June 2017) and will transform the harbour city with its colourful creative canvas. Last year's Vivid Sydney attracted a record 2.31 million attendees, and hopes are for more this year.


Experts take the stage at solar energy conference

17 March, 2017 by

The Solar Energy Exhibition and Conference, presented by the Australian Solar Council and the Australian Energy Storage Council, will be held in Melbourne from 3–4 May.


Schneider Electric scoops IF Design Awards

15 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has been recognised at the 2017 IF Design Awards ceremony in Munich, receiving recognition for the Easergy T300, Resi9 DB60 and Avatar On products.


First female CEO for Master Builders

15 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Master Builders Association of Australia

The board of Master Builders Australia has announced the appointment of Denita Wawn as chief executive officer of MBA effective 20 March 2017.


Symposium for smart cities industry

14 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: International Symposium on Digital Earth

With driverless vehicles and drones poised for mass adoption, the International Symposium on Digital Earth & Locate17 will provide a forum for government, industry and start-ups to collaborate and become players in the emerging global smart cities industry.


Power sell-off numbers don't add up

10 March, 2017 by

New research has revealed that the Western Australian Government is likely to receive a much smaller windfall than forecast from the partial privatisation of Western Power, while the loss of ongoing revenue will leave the state's budget worse off in as little as four years.


See the latest developments at LED Taiwan 2017

03 March, 2017 by

More than 1000 international buyers and leading manufacturers from over 60 countries will convene for LED Taiwan 2017 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall from 12–15 April.


Electrical death prompts calls for greater vigilance

01 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: NECA/National Electrical & Communications Association

NECA is calling on government to adopt its policy relating to Home Safety Electrical Audits, following the recent death of a young man in Sydney.


Trademark searching made easier

28 February, 2017 by

Searching for available trademarks is now easier thanks to IP Australia's trademark database search tool. It replaces the current ATMOSS system.


Register now for the sparc-FMA lighting and facilities management conference

23 February, 2017 by

The sparc-FMA International Lighting & Facilities Event (sparc-FMA) will be held over three days, from 30 May–1 June 2017, at the new International Convention Centre at Darling Harbour — in the very heart of Vivid Sydney.


MBA says construction still strong

14 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Master Builders Association of Australia

Master Builders Australia (MBA) is confident that 2017 is off to a good start in terms of business confidence. MBA National Manager – Housing Matthew Pollock said improved conditions in the December 2016 quarter combined with positive sentiment across both residential and commercial sectors have created sales and profitability increases and the highest employment intentions since 2014.


CareMonkey WH&S information app

09 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: CareMonkey Pty Ltd

The CareMonkey app simplifies WH&S management and compliance by capturing employee and contractor information and providing authorised team members with mobile access to individual medical and emergency data.


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