National Instruments and Flinders University have signed an agreement that will significantly boost the university’s teaching capacity and engineering research.
Engineers Australia has joined an alliance of peak professional bodies opposing the government’s proposal to cap tax deductions on work-related expenses to $2000.
Twelve engineering graduates are preparing to take part in Schneider Electric’s Energy Generation Graduate Programme Assessment Days, which are being held in Sydney and Melbourne throughout May.
Federal Budget measures limiting tax deductibility for work-related self-education expenses will undermine workforce professional development, Engineers Australia claims.
An internationally recognised machinery safety course is to be offered in Australia in September to provide an expert level of training and an industry-wide recognised level of competence.
Engineers Australia’s national outreach program for schools, EngQuest, has hit an all-new record for student participation, attracting more than 50,000 students in 2013.
Chevron Australia is boosting the professional development of its new engineering graduates, signing a Professional Development Program with Engineers Australia.
Honeywell has announced the opening of its new regional Automation College in Hanoi, Vietnam, in partnership with PetroVietnam and PetroVietnam University.
A Manufacturing Workforce Development Service has been formed to work with manufacturing SMEs to support them and assist them to access the government’s National Workforce Development Fund.
ABB has announced a five-year sponsorship agreement with the University of Queensland that gives engineering students access to the ABB Mechatronics Teaching Laboratory.
Demand for engineers in Australia increased by more than 30% between 2006 and 2011 - but not in the sectors one might expect.
RMIT and SAGE piloted a project in the mining and power industries at Mount Isa to deliver instrumentation and control training, which produced quality training outcomes above academic requirements.
Instrumentation, control systems and automation (IC&A) industries directly or indirectly employ or engage people in almost all key activities within any modern economy.
Engineers Australia has welcomed Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s comments on gender diversity, made during an address to the Equal Futures Partnership in New York on 25 September.
Re-engineering the Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) program has earned the University of Sydney full accreditation from Engineers Australia.