Industry has welcomed the federal government’s review of the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System to address abysmal completion rates.

Almost $1 million in fines have been issued at the halfway point of SafeWork NSW’s 12-month blitz on falls from heights.

A leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining, fire protection, and flow control solutions, Victaulic, has acquired Utility Coatings & Fabrication (UCF).

Honeywell Board of Directors elected CEO Vimal Kapur to take on the additional role of chair when Darius Adamczyk retires on 7 June, 2024.

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) launched the Women in Construction Future Leaders Pilot Programme last month.

Toshiba Carrier Corporation (TCC) announced that the name of the company will change from Toshiba Carrier Corporation to Carrier Japan Corporation, effective 1 May, 2024.

Pfannenberg, Inc., a global manufacturer of thermal management, liquid cooling and signaling technologies, has announced a partnership with GMN USA, a supplier of machine tool spindles, drives, lubricators, and cord sets.

ClearVue Technologies Limited has secured a nationwide manufacturing and distribution agreement with Safety Glass Pty Ltd trading as Melbourne Safety Glass and MS Glass.

Former Kuka Robotics executive, Wolfgang Mayer, has joined Ziehl Abegg as chief technology officer.

Carrier Global Corporation has sold its security business, Global Access Solutions, to Honeywell in an all-cash transaction worth $US4.95 billion.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia, Pty. Ltd. (MHIAA), has announced the appointment of Graham Hamilton as general manager of sales.

The federal government is investing more than $4 million in new research to help lower methane emissions.

AIRAH appoints CEO

After a thorough executive search, Sami Zheng has been appointed to the position of AIRAH Chief Executive Officer.

The federal government has launched the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

Parts Town, a US distributor of OEM foodservice equipment parts & HVAC parts, is planning to open a new, 420,000 square foot, high-tech distribution centre in Glendale, Arizona in late 2024.

US thermal management company, Advanced Cooling Technologies, (ACT) has announced plans to establish a local European sales presence.