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New LYSAGHT SUPABRIDGE® helps deliver thermal benefits and cost efficiencies

LYSAGHT SUPABRIDGE® is an integrated bridging and roof insulation system for commercial and industrial buildings. Replacing traditional purlin bridging, SUPABRIDGE™ accommodates the safety wire and uncompressed insulation within the roof purlin space. By utilising the structural purlin depth to achieve this, internal roof height can be maximised while maintaining the full bracing capacity of [...]

The Changing face of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Engineers

The acronym CPD was virtually unknown in Australia 30 years ago. Various forms of Professional Development were around between 1960’s and 1980’s in overseas countries (eg USA, UK), however the formalised systems we see today did not really evolve in Australia until the late 1990’s. Globally respected engineering educator and reinforced concrete specialist Paul [...]

Propelling women into STEM – Applications open for Elevate scholarships

The Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has opened applications for the new $41.2 million Elevate: Boosting women in STEM program. The program is funded by the Australian Government. Elevate will award up to 500 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) over the next six years. The [...]


The Lysaght Professionals website offers construction industry practitioners the ideas, inspiration, technical and compliance information they need to confidently specify, install and support the complete LYSAGHT® steel building products range. By accessing the Lysaght Professionals website engineers and building designers can view and download a complete range of LYSAGHT® product brochures to assist client discussions, and to provide broader referencing when selecting their steel building materials. As well as offering this detailed [...]

Are you an experienced tradesperson or industry professional looking to launch your career as a teacher with the NSW Department of Education?

Apply for the 2023 Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program and share your skills, passion, knowledge and expertise while making a meaningful difference in the lives of students in NSW public schools. If you possess significant industry or teaching experience in mathematics, science or technological and applied studies, you may be eligible to complete a Master of Teaching (Secondary) [...]

5 ways to stay relevant in your engineering career

The world and its technologies are rapidly changing. Engineers are at the heart of this. Climate change, sovereign capability, innovation and infrastructure are just some of the areas in which engineering plays a crucial part. To that end, it’s never been more important for engineers to continue learning - to adapt, pivot and move their [...]

Call to round out the construction industry

New research by ING Australia and Planet Ark’s Australian Circular Economy Hub (ACE Hub) suggests there’s high consumer demand for the construction industry to take a circular approach, reducing its reliance on non-renewable resources. Three-quarters of Australians surveyed believe it’s important that homes and buildings are designed and demolished with reuse in mind and more [...]

Australian PCI®: Construction falls into contraction in June

The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) fell by 4.2 points to 46.2 in June, indicating a contraction in activity across the construction sector following months of positive or stable conditions (readings below 50 indicate contraction in activity, with lower results indicating a stronger rate of contraction). Jeffrey Wilson, [...]

Four ways your engineering career could change in the future

The future is full of uncertainties, but one thing engineers can be sure about is their work in the years and decades to come will look different to how it has in the past. Here are the trends experts are predicting will change the face of the engineering profession. 1. The future will be multidisciplinary [...]

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