Engineers Australia has called for a comprehensive industry policy as part of a plan to help businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. A policy should focus on strategic engagement with international standard bodies, support for scaling up existing manufacturing industries, development of onshore capabilities for manufacturing and materials supply. Engineers Australia CEO Dr Bronwyn Evans … Continue reading Engineers Australia releases COVID-19 recovery plan
An automotive engineer who was made redundant a few years ago has turned to making personal protective equipment (PPE) for Australia’s essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Mat Bowtell, who owns 20 3D printers at his Phillip Island facility, chose to use his payout and crowd-funding to obtain equipment and software to create prosthetic hands at … Continue reading Redundant engineer produces face shields for essential workers
Engineers Australia has announced a new partnership with Autodesk. Autodesk, which has developed software across the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment industries, recently became a national industry partner of Engineers Australia to work with member organisations and stakeholders. Engineers Australia executive manager Jane Hanks said the partnership would be mutually beneficial for the … Continue reading Engineers Australia announces new partnership
Engineers Australia announced that Dr Bronwyn Evans will take over as CEO of the engineering body. Having held roles in manufacturing enterprises such as Cochlear and GE Healthcare, while also being CEO of Standards Australia, Evans will lead an organisation in transition, according to Trish White, national president and board chair of Engineers Australia. “Over … Continue reading Engineers Australia appoints Dr Bronwyn Evans as CEO
After a hiatus, Australia is once again looking to be involved in space, with benefits for manufacturers on ground and in orbit. Connor Pearce reports. July 21, this year, marked 50 years since Neil Armstrong uttered his famous line as he stepped on the moon – relayed to the world through radars located near Canberra. The … Continue reading Australia looks towards the stars
Two Queensland engineers were awarded the state’s top engineering honour last Friday night. Marking 100 years of Engineers Australia, the two engineers who won their awards have a broad background of experience and are active in their profession. Jothi Ramanujam took out the award for 2019 Professional Engineer of the Year – Queensland. Ramanujam is … Continue reading Engineers Australia names Queensland’s top engineers
The breadth and depth of engineering skill and talent in Australia is on show across the 30 engineers nominated for the list of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers. Compiled by create, the publication of Engineers Australia, the list is in its fourth year and attempts to acknowledge engineers in all fields and around Australia, while also … Continue reading Most Innovative Engineers announced for 2019
An Australian defence industry manufacturer has made major contributions to the development of commercialised tidal power generation.