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New cutting-edge abattoir powered by renewables to generate hundreds of jobs in Qld

October 5, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has approved the development application for a $308 million project that will deliver 308 construction and 335 operational jobs in the state. The project, to be built by the Asia Pacific Agri-corp in the Gladstone State Development Area (SDA), involves the construction of a high-tech abattoir powered by

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CBA Manufacturing PMI indicates solid improvement in September

October 4, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The CBA Manufacturing PMI rose from 53.2 in August to 54.0 in September, indicating something of a recovery from recent lows. Although the September PMI reading points to a healthy result for manufacturing activity, the rate of expansion remains relatively

Chargefox selected to develop rapid EV charging network in regional Victoria

October 4, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Victorian Government has announced $1 million in funding for Chargefox to develop Australia’s first ultra-rapid vehicle charging sites in two sites across regional Victoria. The project will see Chargefox install multiple stations across the two

ABB to exhibit next-gen EV charging solutions at All Energy Australia

October 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

ABB will be showcasing one of the world’s fastest electric vehicle chargers, the Terra HPC 175-350kW High Power electric vehicle (EV) charger, at Australia’s premier, clean and renewable energy event. ABB’s newest EV charging solution, the Terra

Victorian Government announces a $4.8m funding boost for health startups

October 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Victorian Government has announced a $4.8 million funding injection to accelerate the growth of Victoria’s health and life sciences startups. The funding, to be delivered through Victoria’s startup agency LaunchVic, will help seven successful

Coca-Cola Amatil opens major beverage manufacturing plant in Qld

October 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Coca-Cola Amatil officially opened its largest bottling and warehouse facility in Australia. Located in Richlands, Queensland, the $165 million plant will support hundreds of new jobs and will be capable of manufacturing more than 90 million unit cases of

Orica introduces next-gen digital blast optimisation platform that unlocks mining value

October 2, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Explosives manufacturer Orica has announced the release of its next generation BlastIQ digital blast optimisation platform. BlastIQ, which has already been integrated into several operations around the world, was designed to optimise blasting outcomes by