Monthly Archives: July 2018

BHP calls for more female-friendly equipment

Vice-president of supply for BHP Minerals in Australia, Sundeep Singh, has said that there are opportunities for improvement in making equipment more suitable for a diverse workforce.  BHP has been working on design with suppliers of heavy equipment, such as Caterpillar, Komatsu and Liebherr, taking into account a workforce with larger numbers of women. Speaking […]

Dr Gita Pendharkar: Mentor of the Year

In her role at RMIT, Dr Gita Pendharkar is a senior educator at the School of Vocational Engineering Health and Science. Her role mainly involves teaching and mentoring activities for the students. When asked what is at the centre of her core teaching beliefs, she said she believes that mentoring and education are the most […]

BOC Limited renews sponsorship

BOC Limited has renewed their sponsorship of the Women in Industry Awards, with the 2019 Awards to be the five year anniversary of their support. BOC Limited has a strong affinity for safety, sponsoring the Safety Advocacy Award since it was introduced in 2017. Recently, the company ‘put their money where their mouth is’, taking […]

Atlas Copco Compressors renew sponsorship of Women in Industry Awards

Atlas Copco Compressors has renewed their sponsorship of the Women in Industry Awards for the third year in a row, cementing their commitment to diversity across the industrials sector. A world-leading manufacturer of air compressors, vacuum pumps and industrial gas equipment, Atlas Copco Compressors’ products aim to deliver lasting benefits. Atlas Copco Compressors know that […]

Transport Women Australia Limited echoes Linfox’s call for female truck drivers

Transport Women Australia Limited (TWAL) is spreading the word that Linfox are looking for female truck drivers.  If you’re looking for a career change, Linfox wants to train you as a driver!  TWAL Chair, Jacquelene Brotherton, recently received the Excellence in Road Transport Award at the Women in Industry Awards, for her lifetime of commitment to […]

Celebrating success

The fifth annual Women in Industry Awards was held in June in Sydney. The awards bring together leaders across Australia’s industrial sector to celebrate and applaud the achievements of women working in these areas. The Women in Industry Awards aim to raise the profile of the women working within the mining, engineering, logistics and road […]