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Australian water innovator Bilexys to showcase at WEFTEC in Chicago

October 3, 2013 • Events, NewsComments (0)

Australian company Bilexys Pty Ltd, a start up that developed a revolutionary approach to treat wastewater, will be exhibiting in the Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC in Chicago from October 5-9, 2013. According to the media release from parent company UniQuest, Dr. Tony Keating, Director of Commercial Engagement, Engineering and ICT for UniQuest Pty Limited

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Summit Sports confesses to using child labor in India to stitch rugby balls

October 3, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Australian-owned sporting goods company Summit Sport has admitted that it was using child labor in India to stitch rugby footballs sold in Australia and says it takes full responsibility for the matter. In a statement released on their website Owner Wayne

Alcoa Foundation announces US$1.25 million Internship Program to help students start manufacturing career

October 3, 2013 • News, World NewsComments (0)

As part of the celebration of its 125th anniversary, Alcoa Foundation announced a US$1.25 Million Global Internship Program that will provide unemployed youth with the experience to start a manufacturing career. According to the media release from Alcoa, 500

Global Orthopaedic to commence export of Australian-made hip replacement to the US

October 2, 2013 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

Australian orthopaedic implant manufacturer Global Orthopaedic Technology (Global) has announced today that it will begin exporting its locally-made Paragon hip replacement to the US, following the commercial agreement entered into with OMNIlifescience Inc.

Hino upgrades light duty truck safety features with reversing camera and new automatic transmission

October 2, 2013 • News, TechnologyComments (0)

Buyers of Hino Australia’s light duty trucks will be treated to a number of special offers over the next three months, including free automatic transmission upgrades, free reversing camera and the opportunity for customers to win back the purchase price of

Amcor provides teen explorer with innovative food packaging to help in his quest to set world record

October 2, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Global packaging leader Amcor announced on Tuesday that it will sponsor the 2013 Willis Resilience Expedition by providing nineteen year old explorer Parker Liautaud with state-of-the-art packaging that will help him in his pursuit to set a world record in

Union disappointed over denial to issue emergency safeguards for food processing sector

October 2, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has expressed its disappointment over the Productivity Commission’s decision to deny tariffs against imported processed tomato and fruit products. This is despite the fact that the industry is suffering