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Are you getting tired of Australian manufacturing? Survey finds majority of Aussies feel the same

October 10, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Two-thirds of Australians who responded to a government-commissioned survey believe that the manufacturing sector is in decline and can no longer compete globally. The Australian has obtained information that the Industry Department commissioned Wallis Consultancy Group to do a report on the manufacturing sector which polled 1,503 Australians and hosted 10

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Department of Defence launches book on Australian-designed anti-ship missiles

October 10, 2013 • Events, NewsComments (0)

Australia’s Department of Defence has launched Nulka: A Compelling Story, a book which covered the story of a hovering rocket which has significantly contributed to Naval ship protection. Nulka: A Compelling Story was written jointly by Dr. David Gambling,

Innovative shower step Elevare seeks crowdfunding on Indiegogo for its manufacturing costs

October 10, 2013 • Media Release, News, UncategorizedComments (0)

An innovative bath product from Australia is seeking to raise $25,000 in crowdfunding from Indiegogo to cover its production and manufacturing costs. The Elevare Shower Step provides an easy way to shave, exfoliate, moisturize or apply tanning cream in the

Jetstar’s first Dreamliner brings jobs and investments to the Victorian economy

October 10, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

After five years of waiting Jetstar’s first 787-8 from Boeing has finally landed at Melbourne Airport on Wednesday. The flight came from the US with Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce and Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka on board. The state-of-the-art aircraft

Weatherill worries the Productivity Commission review will not provide a good outcome for car manufacturing industry

October 9, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill said he would continue to press the Federal Government and Holden to reach a decision regarding the future of the car maker as workers at the Elizabeth plant continue to remain in a state of uncertainty.

Ford celebrates 100th anniversary of the assembly line with new manufacturing goals

October 9, 2013 • News, World NewsComments (0)

Ford is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its assembly line with a goal to increase worldwide production by one-third to 8 million vehicles annually by 2017. This basically requires all of its plants to produce on average four different models each. The

SPC boss expresses frustration over governments’ lack of support for local food industry

October 9, 2013 • NewsComments (1)

Food canning company SPC Ardmona is appalled by the lack of support being provided by the Federal and Victorian Governments for the Australian food industry. SPCA Managing Director Peter Kelly met with federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane on Tuesday to