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Toyota Australia reports strong sales for February

March 7, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

About 16,000 Toyota vehicles were sold last month to Australian motorists, more than 80 percent higher than any automotive brand. According to Toyota Australia, February sales of 16,107 units were an improvement of 19.7 percent in January. It was also 7.9 percent higher than the corresponding month last year. Both figures represented stronger increases than

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Over half of Australian Manufacturers Experienced Revenue Falls Last Year

March 6, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Over half of manufacturing and wholesale operators experienced a revenue fall last year, while SME’s are more positive on their revenue forecasts and overall business outlook according to the latest release of the MYOB Business Monitor. The MYOB

Key manufacturing index shows industry slump is slowing down

March 6, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The latest Performance Manufacturing Index (PMI) from the Australian Industry Group showed that the manufacturing slump is easing, as the index rose by 5.4 points from 40.2 in January to 45.6 in February. The figure still represents a contraction, but at a

Australian business profits drop, led by mining and manufacturing industries

March 5, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Bureau of Statistics reported that Australian business profits dropped in the three months through December, the fifth quarterly decline, as earnings weakened at mining, manufacturing and construction companies. According to a report on Bloomberg,

Tension eases up as Donaldson’s reaches improved bargaining outcome for workers

March 5, 2013 • NewsComments (1)

Workers at industrial filter manufacturer Donaldson’s can now relax after months of tension and talks between union and management resulted to a much improved enterprise bargaining outcome. According to the latest news on Australian Manufacturing

Mars Australia to upgrade production lines, gets assistance from Victorian Government

March 4, 2013 • News, UncategorizedComments (0)

Mars Australia will be upgrading its production line in Ballarat, focusing on the Maltesers production, with the help of a $2million contribution from the Victorian Coalition Government. According to a press release from the Premiere of Victoria’s

WorkSafe Victoria to launch a campaign that will help injured people get back to work

March 4, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

WorkSafe Victoria is launching a major campaign in March that will highlight the physical, mental and social benefits of injured workers that will be resuming their work when it is safe for them to do so. The campaign aims to increase public awareness of the