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Michael Bennett becomes new ARC chair

The Australian Refrigeration Council’s (ARC) has appointed Michael Bennett as its new chairman. He replaces outgoing chairman Kevin O’Shea, who stepped down from the role after reaching the term limit under the ARC’s constitution. Bennett is moving from his long-held role as General Manager at Refrigerant Reclaim Australia (RRA). Since RRA’s commencement in 1993, he has […]

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Smart Buildings Summit

The Smart Buildings Summit is being held in Sydney from November 28–30. The event will examine smart buildings from the developer, tenant and user perspectives. More than 30 speakers will explore the latest trends, strategies and technologies that are transforming the use of space and workplace productivity. Developers will also discuss their latest smart building […]

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AIRAH Award winners announced

The stand-out projects, people and products of the Australian HVAC&R industry took centre stage at the black-tie AIRAH Awards presentation dinner held at Melbourne’s Central Pier on Thursday, November 15. Recognised as Australia’s premier annual HVAC&R awards ceremony, the AIRAH Awards celebrate the industry’s exemplar projects, high achievers and ground-breaking research. Winners were announced across […]

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Call for presenters: Refrigeration 2019

AIRAH’s Refrigeration 2019 conference has been confirmed for March 25–26, and the organisers are now accepting submissions from presenters. Long established as a key event for the Australian refrigeration industry, the conference will be held in Melbourne next year. The 2018 conference attracted three international keynote speakers and over 140 delegates, and the organisers are […]

Australia's WGEA is preparing to release its fifth year of data collection on workplace gender equality
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Australia awaits gender equality scorecard

The federal government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is set to release its 2017–18 gender reporting data on November 13 at the National Press Club in Canberra. “Australia’s role in encouraging gender diversity is based on our distinctive gender equality reporting system,” says a WGEA spokesperson. “We now have a comprehensive, world-leading dataset which enables […]

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Reduce your HVAC costs

The NSW government is holding a webinar on November 7 about reducing business HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) costs. HVAC creates significant costs that businesses need to consider. Improving HVAC performance through control systems can result in immediate benefits. The webinar will give practical advice on: Identifying the major components of an HVAC system at […]

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simPRO roadshow gets rolling

Job management software specialist simPRO has announced its next round of Australian roadshows. The sessions will cover all new simPRO releases so far in in 2018 including SMS, Data Feed, Form Builder, Quote & Sales Module and simPRO IoT. It will also preview other products and updates to be released this quarter and beyond, including […]

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AIRAH Awards finalists announced

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has announced the finalists for its annual awards. Over the past 15 years the AIRAH Awards have established themselves as the leading event for recognising excellence and achievement in Australia’s HVAC&R industry. Prizes will be awarded in 10 different categories this year, including Future Leader, […]

Global Discovery Exchange
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Global Discovery Exchange: Digital Construction

Trade Victoria is holding the Global Discovery Exchange: Digital Construction in the United Kingdom from November 18–23. The Exchange aims to help Victorian construction supply chain companies learn about the latest digital technologies. The delegation will visit cutting-edge manufacturing businesses and infrastructure projects in order to benchmark against global leading practice and experience new technologies. The […]