31 May 2016Members and Staff of Engineers Australia mourn the passing of Dr John Connell.
30 May 2016RMIT researchers say sequestering cigarette butts into bricks could help solve a littering problem and cut brick production costs.
26 May 2016The Victorian Government has released the Environment Effects Statement (EES) for its new Melbourne Metro Tunnel which, not only details some of the disruption to be caused during construction, but provides a lot of detail on the proposed stations.
24 May 2016Flinders University is looking to introduce an elevated autonomous rail system to provide better public transport connections for its students and staff.
24 May 2016A project which developed a new approach for assessing conditions of large water pipe mains and preventing their failure has won AWA's Innovation Award.
The Civil College is one of Engineers Australia's Colleges which is responsible for specific functions relating to the civil engineering and sub disciplines areas of practice.
The College is managed by a Board and some of its key functions are:
- set discipline standards for professional engineers, technologists and associates
- guide the content of undergraduate courses
- enter into mutual recognition agreements with kindred bodies and
- explore discipline related initiatives and provide guidance on CPD policy
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CECAR7 Call for abstracts
On behalf of the Engineers Australia Civil College Board, I am pleased to draw your attention to 7th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region – CECAR 7 – in Hawaii from 30th August to 2nd September 2016. The theme of CECAR 7 is Building a Sustainable Infrastructure in the Asia Pacific Region and will be hosted by the American Society of Civil Engineers – ASCE.
Engineers Australia representative wanted
The committee is being reactivated as the following revisions have just been approved by Standards Australia:
- AS 3582.1-1998, Supplementary cementitious materials for use with Portland and blended cement – Fly ash;
- AS 3582.2-2001, Supplementary cementitious materials for use with Portland cement – Slag – Ground granulated iron blast-furnace;
AS/NZS 3582.3-2002, Supplementary cementitious materials for use with Portland and blended cement – Amorphous silica.
Standards Australia would be pleased to welcome an Engineers Australia representative in this committee.
EA now has the option to nominate a contact who will be representing EA in a technical capacity (please refer to Section 7.2 of SG-004 Roles and Responsibilities in Standardisation).
If so have someone who is interested, can you please confirm by COB 30 May 2014.
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2 Jun 2016Dr Kourosh Kayvani and Tony Lavorato of Aurecon discuss adaptive re-use of buildings in built-up urban environments.
2 Jun 2016Large water dams can pose a significant flood risk to downstream communities. Flooding can result from the potential loss of containment through either a Dam Break or overtopping.
8 Jun 2016With the release of the Australian Government's 2016 Defence White Paper, the Royal Australian Navy has been given the opportunity to recapitalise its Fleet. CDRE Rob Elliott will talk to the challenges that face the Defence Community in delivering this 5th Generation Navy.
9 Jun 2016The NSW Chapter of the Society of Fire Safety (SFS) invites members and associated professionals to attend an upcoming Seminar being held in conjunction with WoodSolutions.