8 Oct 2014Major Hughes CSM MIEAust CPEng recently won the 2014 WA Professional Engineer of the Year Award. He has a simple philosophy when it comes to engineering. That can-do attitude has helped him get to the top of the engineering ladder in the Army, in WA, and internationally.
2 Oct 2014Last month we marked the centenary of the outbreak of World War One (WWI) with an article about Australian military engineers during the early stages of the war, notably at Gallipoli. Here we take a look at Australian army tunnellers in action on the Western Front.
22 Sep 2014The Classic Hornet aircraft is a versatile multirole fighter and a ground attack aircraft which originated in the US designed by McDonnell Douglas. The Classic Hornet includes fly by wire control systems, advanced avionics and a higher degree of manoeuvrability and underwent extensive upgrades in...
15 Sep 2014The importance of water to Western Australia was a recurring theme at the 2014 WA Engineering Excellence Awards – with all seven award-winning projects being water-based.
8 Aug 2014Steve Ludlam, mechanical engineer and one of Engineers Australia magazine’s Top 100 most influential engineers for 2014, chose not to renew his contract at the helm of ASC in July despite having played a key role in the development of major defence projects over the last four years.
- provide a forum for the intellectual and fraternal exchange of information;
- be the pre-eminent learned society by embracing all aspects of engineering theory, practice, heritage, training and development relevant to the Armed Forces and the defence of Australia; and
- inform members on developments in defence material and major engineering works within ADF and other armed forces.
Membership is open to serving and retired members of the Australian Defence Force and allied services, as well as those with an interest from government, industry, commerce and academic institutions. Society members do not have to be members of Engineers Australia.
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24 Nov 2014Convention 2014 advances the engineering profession by forging long-term business partnerships and sharing innovations that shape the future of engineering in Australia and globally.
10 Dec 2014Speaker: Mr Mike Carney, Project Manager Joint Project 3029 Phase 1, Radio Frequency (RF), Systems Program Office (SPO), Electronic Systems Division, DMO