Month: April 2017

Fiona Stanley Hospital – Decontamination showers

Perth’s southern suburbs are home to major chemical processing plants and industrial operations, so Fiona Stanley Hospital needs to be equipped to deal with any accidents or incidents involving chemicals and hazardous materials. Decontamination showers are an important first defence against chemical burns and injuries, reducing the potential damage and the likelihood of permanent damage. Fiona Stanley Hospital is equipped with 16 outdoor decontamination showers that needed upgrades in order to comply with updated standards. WGE were engaged to audit the existing system, finding: Existing water pressure is too high Water flow rate is too low The existing cold water …

Date: April 21, 2017
Category: News

Emerging engineers on climbing the career ladder

Our engineers spoke to the Property Council of Australia (PCA) recently to share their views on the industry and why they decided to become engineers. This article was recently published by the PCA.   A pipeline of engineers is essential to Australia’s industry of nation builders. We checked in with three emerging leaders from Wood & Grieve Engineers on why a career in property has delivered in spades. Engineers Australia’s State of the Professional report 2017, released earlier this month, found that Australia is failing to produce enough home-grown engineers. But the local engineering talent is lining up to join WGE’s …

Date: April 19, 2017
Category: News

Sydney Property Feud

WGE have gathered Sydney’s top property people for a new take on the ‘family feud’ theme that offers some unique insights into the property industry. The video was shared at the Property Council of Australia’s April Business Lunch in Sydney. After surveying 100 property industry people about the current state of play in Sydney and the future of the industry, we asked Ian Lomas, Emma Favretto, Minh Ngo, Richard Rigby, Frank Ru, Marisa Lorigan and a selection of WGE engineers to share their thoughts. Joe Walsh took on the role Grant Denyer for the day, but sadly no one took home …

Date: April 7, 2017
Category: News

WGE supporting young industry professionals

Wood & Grieve Engineers (WGE) Brisbane office hosted the inaugural Young Industry Professionals evening in March. WGE is collaborating with DMA Partners and McKenzie Group to create networking opportunities for young professionals in the Brisbane area. Around 150 people enjoyed the event at WGE’s rooftop with more events planned for later in the year. The group welcomes people who are in the property and construction industry, offering an opportunity to connect with other professionals in a relaxing, casual environment. Interested professionals can join the LinkedIn Group for updates about more events in future.

Date: April 6, 2017
Category: News