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Australian Reinforcing Company to provide the needs of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital construction

March 19, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Reinforcing Company (ARC) has been contracted to provide the complete reinforcing steel requirements for the construction of the $1.85 billion, 10-hectare new Royal Adelaide Hospital. The new Royal Adelaide Hospital, which will be the State’s flagship public hospital, is a joint venture between Hansen Yuncken, Leighton Contractors (HYLC)

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Manufacturing Australia appoints former Pacific Brands CEO as its new Chairman

March 15, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Sue Morphet has been appointed the new Chairman of Manufacturing Australia. The business coalition of Australia’s largest manufacturers has announced on their website that they have selected Ms. Morphet because of her passion for the sector and her

BlueScope Steel appoints new non-executive director

March 14, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Mr. Ewen Crouch AM has been appointed a non-executive director of BlueScope Steel effective immediately, the announcement made on Tuesday by BlueScope Steel Chairman Graham Kraehe. “We are very pleased to welcome a director of Ewen’s caliber to the

New Phebra facility is an example of pharmaceutical manufacturing success

March 12, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Minister for Industry and Innovation Greg Combet has opened Phebra’s new $25 million manufacturing facilities at Lane Cove West, attributing the pharmaceutical company’s growth to its venture into research and development. In a press release, the Office

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

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