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Are Low-Ball Fees Cannibalising the Engineering Sector?
Business
Tuesday April 28 2015

Are Low-Ball Fees Cannibalising the Engineering Sector?

In a tightening market, competition is fierce and fees are getting lower and lower. What does this mean for the sector and how can better procurement...

Should Building Codes Be Flexible for Sustainable Buildings?
Business
Thursday December 11 2014

Should Building Codes Be Flexible for Sustainable Buildings?

Seattle’s Deep Green Pilot Program allows deviation from the standard building codes in order to build more sustainably. If we want more sustainable buildings is this...

When Art, Architecture and Engineering Collide
Commercial
Monday September 1 2014

When Art, Architecture and Engineering Collide

An Australian engineering icon has helped inspire a team of engineers, architects and artists win a national design competition.

Engineers Australia Safety Case Guidelines Due to Be Released
Business
Tuesday January 21 2014

Engineers Australia Safety Case Guidelines Due to Be Released

The Engineers Australia Safety Case Guideline (3rd Edition) is presently being reviewed by Engineers Australia legal counsel.

How Engineering Has Changed Over Three Decades
Business
Monday January 20 2014

How Engineering Has Changed Over Three Decades

From the drawing board to 3D modelling, things have certainly changed dramatically in 32 years of engineering for Australia’s Professional Engineer of the Year, Stuart Payne....

No Bridge too Far for Young Engineer of the Year
Business
Saturday November 30 2013

No Bridge too Far for Young Engineer of the Year

If the engineering profession is looking for a source of inspiration to encourage more young people to enter the industry, then they could not have written...

Scrapping Education Cap ‘A Bullet Dodged’ for Engineers
Business
Friday November 8 2013

Scrapping Education Cap ‘A Bullet Dodged’ for Engineers

Engineering and consulting industry bodies have welcomed news that the Coalition will permanently abolish the $2000 cap on tax deductions for self-education expenses.

Election Perspective: Engineers Australia’s Stephen Durkin
Business
Wednesday August 21 2013

Election Perspective: Engineers Australia’s Stephen Durkin

For Stephen Durkin, CEO of Engineers Australia, infrastructure should be at the top of the agenda after the September 7 election, with long-term infrastructure planning system...

Engineers Hail Scrapping of Education Cap
Business
Thursday August 8 2013

Engineers Hail Scrapping of Education Cap

Although the Government’s Economic Statement made for less than cheerful reading, one positive was the decision to defer the cap on work-related self-education expenses until July...