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AMCA advice on COVID-19 and HVAC

The Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA) has released a position statement on the role of HVAC systems in mitigating the risks of airborne transmission of COVID-19. In the statement, the AMCA recognises that ventilation and air filtration provided by heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) can reduce the airborne concentration of COVID-19 […]


AMCA appoints Shackleton, farewells Mackrill

The Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA) has appointed Adrian Shackleton as Executive Director of both AMCA Queensland and AMCA New South Wales. Adrian joins the AMCA after five years with Services Trades College Australia, where he was General Manager and Company Secretary. Starting his career as a plumber, Adrian has worked in the […]


Rebound offers “once in a generation” opportunity

A new white paper is encouraging leaders from government and industry to use the COVID-19 recovery to transform our traditional construction processes. “The global construction industry cannot continue operating the way it does,” write co-authors Sumit Oberoi and Alain Waha in the paper, titled Industrialised Construction: The Rebound from COVID-19. “Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, […]

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AMCA celebrates industry achievements

The Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association (AMCA) has held its Annual Training Achievement Awards in Melbourne. The awards recognise apprentices and trainees who have achieved excellence in the early stages of their career with AMCA member companies. The awards were hosted by former Olympian, Nicole Livingstone. She introduced the individual winners in three categories: […]