news | 08 May 2013
Colin Crisp Award 2013 - Call for Entries
The Colin Crisp Award is Australia's premier award for excellence in Engineering Heritage projects. It is awarded biennially at the National Engineering Heritage Conference.
news | 27 February 2013
Queensland coal plant to be converted into clean energy park
Owners of the Collinsville coal fired power station situated in the north of Queensland, plan to shut down the plant and convert it into a ‘clean energy park’ equipped with 50 megawatts in baseload power. Story courtesy of Engineering Source.
news | 15 February 2013
From the President - Our regulations under review
In recent years, the summer holidays in Australia have been disrupted by natural disasters with sobering regularity.
news | 18 January 2013
From the President - A Hectic Year Ahead
Every New Year celebration has a sense of anticipation but more so for 2013. I feel privileged and honoured to be national president of Engineers Australia during this year and hope I can leave a lasting legacy that benefits all our stakeholders.
news | 14 November 2012
New Grosvenor mine to use integrated automation system
Anglo American has commissioned ABB to provide an integrated automation and electrification system worth US$38 million for its new coal mine in Grosvenor, central Queensland, which is currently under construction.
news | 09 November 2012
New issue of Sustainable Engineering Australia now live
News, videos, slideshows - all the latest in sustainability around Australia.
news | 01 November 2012
Prodigy student at James Cook Uni wins engineering medal
Pace magazine reports: ‘Building his first computer at age seven and graduating from an IT tertiary course by age 14 may have been an indication that Michael Peever would excel in a computing and engineering career.’
The fourth-year electrical engineering student has won the Engineers Australia Charles Barton Medal at James Cook University.
news | 23 October 2012
Engineering an equitable future
The University of Queensland has set its sights on becoming the university of choice in Australia for women in engineering, with a major industry partnership announced today.
The partnership between the University, Rio Tinto, the Australian Power Institute (API), and the Australian Petroleum and Exploration Association (APPEA) will address the shortage of female students enrolling in engineering programs at UQ through the creation of a unique position dedicated to improving this gender imbalance.
news | 05 October 2012
Call for Abstracts Closing 19th Oct - National Electrical Building Services and Industrial Installations Conference
Call for abstracts are closing for the National Electrical Building Services and Industrial Installations Conference. Submit yours now if you would like to be involved in our inaugural conference in September 2013.
More information and full topics list available here: https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/nebsii-conference-and-exhibition-2013
news | 27 September 2012
2012 Engineers Australia Salary & Benefits Survey
Have you ever wanted to know what other Engineers in Australia earn?
newfocus, an independent research company, is currently conducting a survey on behalf of Engineers Australia, with companies who employ professional engineers, to provide information on salaries, conditions and benefits. Given your association and support of Engineers Australia we ask for your help in obtaining this information.
news | 27 September 2012
Nominations due soon for the Arrow Energy Best of the West Awards!
Nominations are open for the Arrow Energy Best of the WEST Awards, which seek to recognise and celebrate the achievements of outstanding women and girls from regional, rural and remote areas of QLD in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths. Nominations close on 2 October.
news | 21 September 2012
Cayley Aerospace Inc CEO Eur Ing Bishnujee Singh awarded Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK)
Eur Ing. Bishnujee Singh has been conferred with Fellow award from Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK on September 11,2012 at London,UK.
news | 17 September 2012
Women's Attitudes toward Workplace Policies
Researchers at the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland would like to invite you to take part in a research project investigating women's attitudes toward workplace Equal Opportunity Programs.
news | 10 September 2012
19th Queensland Water Symposium - Registrations Open
The QLD Water Panel is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 19th Queensland Water Symposium
news | 04 September 2012
What information do YOU need to thrive – or survive?
Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) is calling on engineers and other industry professionals to tell what information YOU need in order to plan effectively in your business. ACIF’s new online survey is collecting input from businesses and practitioners across the industry on what information they need in order to survive or thrive in these changeable economic times.
The information will be used in the planning of the next extension to the renowned ACIF Forecasts, the industry’s forecasting service. Please take 2 minutes to visit www.acif.com.au/surveys to give your input - closes 26 September 2012.
news | 04 September 2012
Discuss the key issues with industry leaders
The October ACIF Briefings for Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) will be held in a new, interactive format - while the high quality information including the updated ACIF Forecasts will remain the same. Focussed on the key issues around what is driving demand in residential, non-residential and engineering construction, plus construction costs and commercial property. To be held in six cities from 4-12 October 2012, more information and registration is available at www.acif.com.au/events.
news | 29 August 2012
Engineers helping to detect illegal bowling action
India’s First Post reports a research team comprising sport scientists and engineers from Griffith University’s Centre for Wireless Monitoring and Applications in Brisbane, is working with the ICC ‘to assess the legality of bowling actions in match and training conditions’.
news | 23 August 2012
Qld budget could impact mining
Engineering Source reports: ‘Needing to substantially improve revenues to make up a shortfall of as much as $4 billion, QLD Treasurer Tim Nicholls has touted an increase in mining royalties as a solution.’
news | 14 August 2012
Fortescue wins top honours at global water awards
Fortescue Metals Group’s (Fortescue) ground breaking water management team has won top honours at the International Water Association’s (IWA) prestigious Project Innovation Awards.
news | 26 July 2012
Brisbane opens Airport Link
Brisbane's controversial $4.8 billion, 7 kilometre Airport Link tunnel has opened after almost four years of construction.