Author: BPEQ master

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The PE Act mandates that all professional engineering services are carried out by a RPEQ or under the direct supervision of a RPEQ who is responsible for the services. The purpose of this provision in the PE Act is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] RPEQs can help our future engineering professionals and shape the future of our profession, writes BPEQ’s elected RPEQ representative, Suzanne Burow. Recently, I have spoken to several engineering student groups about statutory registration and more particularly registration in Queensland....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Engineering is the foundation of all built environment over history and the built environment is reliant on strong and stable foundations. It is therefore important that when design of a structure begins, significant consideration needs to be paid...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The interstate recognition of reciprocal equivalent occupations changed on 1 July 2021 with the passing of the Mutual Recognition Amendment Bill 2021 (AMR), through the Commonwealth Senate. AMR proposes to facilitate the unencumbered transition of occupations and professions...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] We should expect an engineering sector-wide transformation, with ESG impact assessment becoming a mainstream requirement for infrastructure investment and delivery, writes BPEQ’s community representative, Christopher Edwards.   ESG IS WHAT? According to the McKinsey Quarterly[1] environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria are...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Maintaining adequate records needs to be a critical element of every individual’s and company’s overall governance framework. The primary and critical reason for the requirement to retain records is for those retained records to be called upon, and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_11941" align="alignright" width="499"] A member of the NTSB’s Go Team that is investigating Thursday’s collapse of a bridge on the FIU campus, examines debris while Investigator in Charge Robert Accetta briefs NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt on the...