Working in any environment can present a number of perils. However, working in an engineering environment can be an even riskier business if strong health and safety procedures are not in place. The engineering industry covers a multitude of disciplines, whether it the sheet metal industry or a diesel generator manufacturer, both have varying risk […]
We have all become reliant on the power that we use; gas or electricity is used more than anything else in your home or business. We are so used to having power whenever we want it that whenever we have a power cut or just a temporary loss of power, we often need a backup. […]
“We need to triple that. More than half of New Zealand’s apprentices and trainees have already been to university or another tertiary institute and many of them have clocked up student debt. But they could have avoided that debt altogether and started an apprenticeship straight away.
When we think about engineering, we often think of heavy machinery and large construction. However, the engineering industry affects our day to day life all the time. Below we will take a look at some of the areas of engineering that has impacted our lives and how engineering has enabled us to develop and introduce […]
Engineering is defined by Wikipedia as “Engineering is the discipline and profession that applies scientific theories, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to design, create, and analyze technological solutions cognizant of safety, human factors, physical laws, regulations, practicality, and cost. In the contemporary era, engineering is generally considered to consist of the major primary branches of […]
There is no doubt that we are in the midst of what future historians will call the golden age of innovation. In just the last decade we have seen engineering innovations that have provided marvels in building and architecture, such as the Gotthard Base Tunnel and Gensler’s Shanghai Tower. These are environmental innovations which help […]
On almost a daily basis we hear about some new innovation, often accompanied by such phrases as “game-changer” or as the app or service that will basically change our lives for the better, forever. Due to the speed and relative ease of launching new computer technology a great deal of the innovation that catches our […]
You may be the type of person that is bored in your current job and you are looking for a new adventure when it comes to work. Boredom is often down to the fact that you no longer find your job challenging or that you feel that there is nothing new for you to achieve. […]
PwC partner John Fisk said it was looking through workers’ contracts, and expected to make a decision on Friday about whether their employment would be dissolved or handed over to another company.
Expressions of interest from a diverse range of backgrounds is sought. The Government is seeking to increase the diversity of membership on statutory boards, in terms of gender, age, location, cultural affiliations, skills and life experience.