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Local manufacturing commences on Victoria’s largest train project 

August 7, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Evolution Rail consortium has begun manufacturing Melbourne’s new fleet of 65 new High Capacity Metro Trains at the Newport manufacturing facility in Melbourne’s west. The consortium, comprising Downer Rail, CRRC, and Plenary, is building the trains with 60% local content – more than any project of this kind in Australia. Train bogie frames

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Shaping the future of warehousing and intralogistics industry at CeMAT 2018

August 7, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

More than 2,500 renowned industry leaders and delegates attended this years’ edition of CeMAT Australia, the world’s leading trade fair for materials handling, intralogistics and supply chain management. Comprising of three full days of expert

Aussie PMI drops to 52.0 points in July

August 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

According to the latest survey by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), Australia’s manufacturing sector has expanded for the twenty second month in a row. The Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) recorded a drastic drop to 52.0 points in July, down

Valmont Coatings Australia wins Global Galvanizing Award for University of Melbourne’s Arts West Building

August 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Valmont Coatings Australia, one of Australia’s largest hot-dip galvanizing companies and a recognised leader in protective metal coatings, has won the industry’s most prestigious global award – the Global Galvanizing Award for the University of

Victorian Caravan Industry Jobs, Careers and Training Strategy launched

August 3, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Victorian Caravan Industry Jobs, Careers and Training Strategy was launched on Wednesday in Victoria – the country’s home of caravan manufacturing where 90% of Australia’s recreational vehicles are manufactured. The new blueprint was developed by

CBA manufacturing PMI signals modest expansion in July

August 2, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The CBA Manufacturing PMI fell from 55.0 in June to 52.4 in July, indicating a continued but modest expansion by historical standards. While the July readings point to a lacklustre start to Q3, the leading indicators point to a limited downside with firms

Leaf Resources advances biorefinery development plans

August 2, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Brisbane based bio-tech firm Leaf Resources has moved a step closer to opening a new biorefinery that would use a world-leading technology to convert plant waste into sustainable chemicals, biofuels and bioplastics. The company received funding from the