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  • How emotional intelligence is changing the face of engineering

    To spearhead the advent of driverless cars, Holden recently announced it would invest $120 million annually in Australian engineering and design. This staggering commitment includes expanding the company’s workforce by 150 engineers in Melbourne alone.

    Written by Kerry Halupka23 Oct. 18 12:50
  • University of Sydney partners with Asia's AI powerhouse

    ​The University of Sydney has announced a research partnership with Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and hinted that the institutions are seeking to develop a wall-climbing welding robot.

    Written by George Nott28 March 18 15:36
  • ​Carl Duckinson new Aurecon CIO

    Toll Group’s former interim CIO, Carl Duckinson, is the new IT chief at the Melbourne office of global engineering and advisory company, Aurecon.

    Written by Byron Connolly06 Sept. 16 11:22
  • Engineering giant AECOM seeks CDO

    ​Engineering giant AECOM is seeking a chief digital officer for its operation in Australia and New Zealand.

    Written by George Nott13 July 16 15:49
  • How Norman Disney & Young's Frank Italia stays one step ahead of disruption

    Norman Disney & Young’s (NDY) IT director, Frank Italia, has witnessed some incredible digital transformation in the property sector, leading the firm through generations of new design technologies, right into the groundbreaking building information modelling (BIM) techniques.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner14 April 16 13:37
  • AIIA criticises government's latest STEM report

    The Federal Government’s recent report on how to encourage and leverage STEM skills in Australia has failed to provide any clear pathway to achieve current objectives, according the AIIA.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner13 Aug. 15 10:02
  • STEM Talent Shortfall Frustrates Tech Recruiters

    Survey of scientific and technical talent recruiters from across Fortune 1000 companies reveals brisk competition for STEM-educated workers as demand outstrips supply.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin23 Oct. 13 18:39
  • VDM Group swings to $35.5m loss

    Design and construction company VDM Group (ASX:VMG) swung to a $35.5 million net loss in FY11, in a result CEO Andrew Broad called “completely unacceptable”

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling15 Sept. 11 20:13
  • Downer EDI, BSA extend deals with Foxtel

    Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) and BSA (ASX:BSA) on Wednesday both secured extensions on their installation and maintenance services deals with Foxtel

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling17 Aug. 11 19:26
  • RCR Tomlinson to buy AE&A Australia

    Engineering services provider RCR Tomlinson (ASX:RCR) has announced an acquisition which it said should give it a market-leading role in the steam cycle and boiler power sectors

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling24 May 11 18:42
  • Fibre optic network slated for thousands of Melbourne CBD apartments

    Some 2700 new apartments in the Melbourne CBD will be fitted out with fibre optic cable infrastructure in a project by engineering and sustainability firm, Umow Lai. The development, known as the Upper West Side, is being built on the site of the former Lonsdale Street power station that borders Spencer Street.

    Written by Georgina Swan01 March 11 10:37
  • Downer EDI wins $900m mining services deal

    Engineering and infrastructure services company Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) has secured a $900m contract to provide services for the Boggabri mine in New South Wales for Idemitsu Australia

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling16 Dec. 10 18:30