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Agreement will boost engineering research

16 July, 2013

National Instruments and Flinders University have signed an agreement that will significantly boost the university’s teaching capacity and engineering research.


Scrap the cap on work education expenses, says Engineers Australia

08 July, 2013

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.


Schneider welcomes 12 new engineers to graduate program

24 May, 2013

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.


Capping self-education expenses a ‘backward step’

17 May, 2013

Federal Budget measures limiting tax deductibility for work-related self-education expenses will undermine workforce professional development, Engineers Australia claims.


New machinery safety course comes to Australia

06 May, 2013

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.


EngQuest attracts record numbers for 2013

28 March, 2013

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 boosts professional development for graduate engineers

25 March, 2013

Chevron Australia is boosting the professional development of its new engineering graduates, signing a Professional Development Program with Engineers Australia.


Honeywell opens Automation College in Vietnam

01 March, 2013

Honeywell has announced the opening of its new regional Automation College in Hanoi, Vietnam, in partnership with PetroVietnam and PetroVietnam University.


Workforce Development Service will help SMEs improve their competitive edge

27 February, 2013

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 sponsors UQ to advance development of engineers

20 December, 2012

ABB has announced a five-year sponsorship agreement with the University of Queensland that gives engineering students access to the ABB Mechatronics Teaching Laboratory.


Report confirms Australia’s engineering boom

04 December, 2012

Demand for engineers in Australia increased by more than 30% between 2006 and 2011 - but not in the sectors one might expect.


Instrumentation training project wins Kinetic Group award

23 October, 2012

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.


The future of the IC&A industry sectors

12 October, 2012

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 welcomes PM’s comments on female engineers

28 September, 2012

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.


USyd's re-engineered MPE program accredited by Engineers Australia

13 September, 2012

Re-engineering the Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) program has earned the University of Sydney full accreditation from Engineers Australia.


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