Monthly Archives: August 2011

BP’s concerns come as no surprise

By Andrew RowlandsI was unsurprised to read that BP is struggling to find home-grown engineers to redevelop two oilfields in the North Sea (Sunday Telegraph, August 15). Sadly, the problem is not restricted to BP or the oil and gas … Continue reading

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Australian Engineers Week – Who cares? (apart from us engineers.)

 by Richard SpraggAnyone who owns a television knows that this week is one of the most important weeks in the annual calendar. From August 1st – August 7th the world comes together to honor the most advanced and powerful beings … Continue reading

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Projected Decrease in U.S. Telecom Industry Employment May Present Hiring Opportunities for Telecom Firms

by Mike Moriarty With the entire industry buzzing about upgrades from 3G to 4G and fiber optic installations, it’s hard to believe that a downturn in telecommunications employment is on the way.  However, the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of … Continue reading

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