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  • news | 17 April 2014

    Fusion of engineering and art

    New Zealand’s kinetika competition is inviting entrants who can produce a sculpture or design that is artistically pleasing, innovative and able to move through natural forces or mechanical devices.

  • news | 17 April 2014

    Engineers Australia Wins International Award

    Engineers Australia Wins International Award

  • news | 16 April 2014

    Sydney Engineers a global hit at the box office

    Australia has a global hit at the box office. The super-competitive film industry is currently led by Australian stars. No, it’s not actors. Nor is it Oscar season. This time, global success has been driven by is a group of engineers. The LEGO Movie is the highest rating movie - globally. In 2014, more pairs of eyes have watched this, than any other movie. The movie has grossed more than $400 million and this continues to rise. Reputedly it cost Warner Bros $US60 million to make. It was made in New South Wales with federal and NSW state government filmmaking incentives.

  • news | 16 April 2014

    Wall collapses in NSW mine, killing two

    Production has ceased at the Austar Coal Mine 8km southwest of Cessnock after a wall collapse killed two miners.

  • news | 16 April 2014

    Swinburne to develop electric buses for Malaysia

    Commuters in Malaysia will be travelling on electric powered buses by 2016 that have been developed using research from Swinburne University of Technology.

  • news | 16 April 2014

    SBSE representatives contributing at meetings

    Representatives of SBSE including John Anderson, General Manager - Engineering Practice and SPD have recently attended several meetings to contribute to the EA/SBSE viewpoint.

  • news | 16 April 2014

    Congratulations to new Fellows and Chartered Members

    Engineers Australia Sydney Division would like to congratulate the following Sydney Division members for their ongoing hard work in the profession and consequently been recognised with Fellowship or Chartered Status during March 2014.

  • news | 16 April 2014

    Celebration for new Fellows at Parliament House

    The April Fellows’ Luncheon at Parliament House was hosted by Mr Craig Baumann MP, with guest speaker Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla and 172 Sydney Division Fellows and their guests. We welcomed 21 new Fellows into Engineers Australia Sydney Division. The Luncheon was closed by Alexandra Meldrum, Sydney Division President, who delivered the Vote of Thanks.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    Badgery’s Creek airport a reality

    The long saga of Badgery’s Creek airport is at an end; the federal government has announced that construction on the new airport is expected to begin in 2016 and conclude in 2024 with most of the cost met be a private sector operator.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    Celebrating International Women’s Day 2014

    Over 200 members and supporters of Women in Engineering Sydney Division (Sydney WIE) converged in Sydney CBD at the Shelbourne Hotel on 6 April in celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD). Engineers Australia encourages women in engineering to excel in leadership roles and directorships. This event aligned with national strategies set by Women in Engineering National Committee (WiENC) to attract, retain, support and celebrate women in the engineering field.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    Where could an Individual Award win take you?

    From an IPO worth hundreds of millions of dollars, to setting Australia’s standards; the 2013 Sydney Division’s individual awards recognised and rewarded the very best engineers this country has.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    Engineering rated in top six most highly regarded professions

    The Roy Morgan Image of Professions Survey 2014 – released yesterday confirms the community’s on-going high regard for the engineering profession.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    Illawarra Sutherland Regional Group supports local TAFE

    The Illawarra Sutherland Regional Group is a strong supporter of local TAFE institution - Wollongong Campus. Recently the ISRG Group sponsored the 'Engineering and Manufacturing Graduation by offering awards for the top 4 Engineering Awards given out on the evening.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    ISRG hosts the GPT Group - Wollongong's Newest Shopping Complex

    The Illawarra Sutherland Regional Group held their first seminar for 2014 on Wednesday, 9th April at the University of Wollongong. The very popular topic was on Wollongong’s newest shopping precinct, ‘Wollongong Central’ by the GPT Group. GPT has embarked on the $200 million expansion of Wollongong Central to deliver a new city experience for the people of Wollongong. Wollongong Central will welcome 80 new retailers across 19,000 square meters, bringing the total number of stores to over 220, with more than 2,000 car spaces on offer.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    Engineered dinosaurs on display

    Twenty animatronic dinosaurs including a tyrannosaurus rex and a 16m long brachiosaurus are on display as a result of engineering efforts by the WA Museum in Perth.

  • news | 15 April 2014

    CSIRO facing budget and job cuts

    CSIRO is bracing for a potential cut of $75-150 million to its budget while the organisation’s Staff Association expresses concerns over a potential further cut of 300 jobs CSIRO’s executive team is considering cuts of between 10% and 20%, with chairman Simon McKeon telling Fairfax Media, “We’ll all be biting our nails in the lead-up to the budget”.

  • news | 14 April 2014

    Congratulations to our newly Chartered WA Members

    Congratulations to the Western Australian members who have recently become Chartered between 1 January and 11 April 2014.

  • news | 14 April 2014

    Report claims 25% future fall in civil work

    A report released claims that engineering civil work is set to fall by 25% by the 2017/18 financial year.

  • news | 14 April 2014

    Special member rates with Pan Pacific and Park Royal hotels

    Pan Pacific Hotel in Singapore, Perth and Sydney and the Park Royal Hotel in Kuala Lumpur are now offering Engineers Australia members a special rate. Terms and conditions apply.

  • news | 14 April 2014

    Putting engineering in the frame

    Engineers are hands-on creators of much of the world around us, with a unique perspective on their work environments and projects so Engineers Australia magazine is inviting you to put engineering in the frame and be a part of this year’s photographic competition.

 
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