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First Guardian Class patrol vessel handed over to PNG

December 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Australia has officially handed over the first Guardian Class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government. Designed and built by Austal in Western Australia, the new 39.5 metre steel hulled patrol vessel is the first of four new boats to be gifted to PNG as part of the Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement …

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REDARC officially opens its expanded facility in SA

December 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

South Australian-based advanced manufacturer REDARC has created 100 new specialist jobs with the opening of its expanded headquarters at Lonsdale, in Adelaide’s south. The expanded factory, which will be the home of advanced electronics manufacturing

CSR to sell Viridian Glass business for $215m

November 30, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Leading building products company CSR Limited has agreed to sell its Viridian Glass business which operates the only float glass manufacturing line in Australia and New Zealand as well as downstream glass processing operations. The transaction includes the

Orora acquires Texas-based Pollock Packaging

November 30, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

ASX-listed packaging giant Orora has inked a $110 million agreement to acquire Texas-based packaging and facility suppliers Pollock Packaging. The company, which owns several distribution centres throughout Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, New Jersey and

Dow joins global effort to keep plastic waste out of the environment

November 29, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Dow has announced plans to develop new global initiatives and solutions aimed at preventing and remediating plastic waste in the environment. The move will see Dow join several other global brands to become a founding investor in Circular Capital, an

Naval Shipbuilding Plan to boost Australia’s economy, according to report

November 29, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

A new report into the Hunter class future frigate program has found that the Government’s Naval Shipbuilding Plan will provide a strong boost to Australia’s economy. The Oxford Economics report, which was commissioned by BAE Systems, estimates

sonnen kickstarts battery storage assembly in Adelaide

November 29, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

German energy storage firm sonnen has begun assembling its cutting-edge home battery technology at the former GM Holden site at Elizabeth, in Adelaide’s north. Premier Steven Marshall welcomed the announcement, saying the South Australian Government’s