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Manufacturing Sinks Lower in January, Says Australian PMI®

February 4, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

It has been a slow start for the manufacturing sector this year as the Australian Industry Group’s latest Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) decreased by 4.1 points to 40.2 in January, from 44.3 the previous month, according to findings released by Ai Group. The Australian PMI is a “seasonally adjusted national composite

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$14 Million Project to Produce More Energy Efficient Refrigerators

February 1, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Australian Minister for Industry and Innovation Hon. Greg Combet announced today a grant of more than $4.7 million for Electrolux Home Products, according to a media release on the Minister’s webpage. The grant from the Gillard Labor Government will be used

AMWU Wants Stricter Australian Content Rules Enforced

January 29, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Australia Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has acknowledged Minister Combet’s promise to help the manufacturing sector deal with structural shifts in the economy and has called for more Australian participation in major projects, according to a

Oxijet ‘Air shower’ saves 50 per cent water

January 25, 2013 • News, UncategorizedComments (4)

Aussies can now enjoy guilt-free showers during the summer with a new shower nozzle that consumes up to 50 percent less water via a technology that uses air to maintain the full-pressure. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

Jobs will Increase Amidst Reports of Economic Slowdown, Says Employment Forecast

January 25, 2013 • News, UncategorizedComments (0)

The future of the Australian job market is not as bleak as the people are being led to believe. Based on the Employment Forecast of MyCareer which was released November of last year, 137,000 jobs are still expected to be added for job hunters till August

Job Losses in Karratha Leave Residents in Limbo says AMWU

January 24, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

At least 25 families who resided and relied at Karratha Gas Plant for their livelihood found themselves in a sudden state of uncertainty as new maintenance arrangements led to the loss of 100 permanent jobs, according to the Australian Manufacturing

Australian Made Calls on Aussies to Celebrate Local Products on National Day

January 23, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The  Australia Made Campaign Limited (AMCL) has encouraged the entire country to celebrate Aussie growers and manufacturers this coming Australia Day, January 26. In a message posted on their website, the group said that the fast approaching national day