Some Professional Engineers could well be interested in taking a break from the big city or their country town and joining in with a live-in type activity with an engineering flavour and a friendly atmosphere. This... View Article
The 2022 annual Regional Professional Engineers Country Weekend was held in Nagambie, Victoria from 27th to 29th May. The organizing committee from across Victoria was made up of David Eltringham (Horsham), Martin Duke, Mary-Anne Duke, Vicky... View Article
Graduate and Chartered Engineers, along with Professional Engineers, in Singapore play a key role in improving the material quality of life of all Singaporeans with their high level planning, design and project management of technology and... View Article
Thank you Chris, I’d now like to talk about the history which has led up to Professional Engineers Day, today, in Australia. As a Young Professional Engineer in my early 30s in the mid 1970s I... View Article
Let’s celebrate Professional Engineers and their key role in advancing the material quality of life for all of us in our world. – Guidelines for Organisations Interested to be Contributors to the Day. Potential Contributors to... View Article
Engineering started long ago when humans first started forming the items around them into shapes that were more useful. However, it was not until humans settled, and needed numerous types of technology to build cities, did engineering (from the Latin for ingenious) become a separate profession with its own name, training and identity separate from others.
Starting in the second half of 2020, it is proposed to hold Senior Professional Engineers Group presentations on a regular basis in the Melbourne CBD. SPEG presentations in other Australian cities could well follow later on.... View Article
What is the key role for the Professional Engineer in society? I believe that role is to provide engineering service with the community firmly in mind. While the nature and type of service may take many forms as diverse as designing, building and maintaining infrastructure for cities or in designing and constructing artificial limbs for patients, the essence of engineering is the economic delivery of an engineering infrastructure, service or product to meet the needs of the community.
Many people in our community, including reporters and community leaders, think that things such as spectacular bridges, skyscrapers, aeroplanes, manufacturing plants and space ships are designed by Scientists and that Engineers do the welding or use... View Article