Sponsors

Engineers Australia, Northern would like to thank our sponsor partners. Without the support of these organisations, we would not be able to provide a number of programs and events. These include the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards, Continuing Professional Development Events and Youth Programs.

We ask all of our members to support those organisations who support them.

If you would like to find out more information about our partners, please click on their logos and go directly to their websites.

Principal Partners

NILSEN


Nilsen is a family owned Australian business, founded in 1916. With over 90 years of continuous service in the electrical industry, Nilsen maintains the traditions on which the company was built: Service, Reliability and Quality.

Nilsen has offices in all mainland Australian capital cities. Our areas of expertise are:

  • Contracting
  • Communications and Data
  • Electrical and High Energy Services
  • Switchboards 

Territory Generation

Territory Generation is the largest producer of electricity in the Northern Territory and employs more than 200 people.

The government-owned corporation owns and operates power stations at Channel Island, Weddell, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Yulara, Kings Canyon, Alice Springs (Ron Goodin) and Owen Springs.

There are 55 generating units with a combined installed capacity of about 580MW.

The Darwin/Katherine interconnected system is linked by a 132kV transmission line from Darwin to Katherine and accounts for three quarters of total capacity.

In the 12 months to 30 June 2016, Territory Generation’s combined output from gas, diesel and solar facilities was 1973 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity, compared with 1893 GWh in 2014-15.

Financial year revenue from the sale of electricity was $306.6 million.

Territory Generation is currently upgrading the Tennant Creek and Owen Springs power stations, and is committed to achieving 50 per cent of its generation from renewable sources by 2030.

CHARLES DARWIN UNIVERSITY

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is founded on 50 years of delivering tertiary education in the Northern Territory (NT), Australia.

The university is the largest tertiary institution in the NT, with campuses in the Darwin suburb of Casuarina, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy, and training centres in Jabiru, Tennant Creek and Yulara.

CDU was formed in 2003 through a merger between the Northern Territory University, Alice Springs-based Centralian College, NT Rural College in Katherine, and the Menzies School of Health Research.

Today, CDU offers a fresh approach to education, training, research and knowledge application.

The university aspires to be internationally recognised as a centre for excellence in Indigenous and cross-cultural knowledge, tropical knowledge and desert knowledge.

Partner

SITZLER

Sitzler Pty Ltd is one of the largest privately owned and operated construction companies in Northern Australia. Established in 1976, we have a proven track record of delivering successful projects from Darwin through to Adelaide and have operating interests in Western Australia.

Supporters

NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT

The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is proud to be a sponsor of Engineers Australia, Northern. The Department supports Engineers Australia in encouraging development across industry and collaboration to share knowledge and expertise. A key function of the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is as the lead provider and construction authority for public infrastructure across the Northern Territory. The Department has:

  • 784 Full Time Equivalent Staff located in Darwin, Katherine, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek, Alice Springs and Yulara
  • An estimated $374 million operational budget
  • $679 million Capital Works funding, including Commonwealth funding
  • A $1.6 billion Infrastructure Program
  • Responsibility to manage and maintain a road network of 22,000km; 220 bridges; 70 aerodromes; and 14 barge landings, which are the main components of total property, plant and equipment of approximately $6.16 billion
  • 68,500 square kilometres of Crown Land to manage across the Territory

GHD


GHD is an international network of professional and technical consultants. Established in 1928, GHD employs more than 6000 people across five continents and serves clients in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Wholly-owned by its staff, GHD is focused exclusively on client success. Our network of forward-thinking engineers, architects, planners, scientists, project managers and economists collaborates to solve client and community challenges. They embrace the core values of Teamwork, Respect and Integrity to create enduring relationships that deliver exceptional results.