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Australian Manufacturer of firefighter trucks to cut workforce in Ballarat

June 26, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Specialised in the design, manufacture and service of special purpose vehicles, SEM Fire and Rescue, has announced they will cut jobs after demand was waning.  General manager  of SEM Fire and Rescue, Colin Baldock, confirmed to The Courier the compnay had called for voluntary redundancies from its 80 staff members, with ten positions expected to be

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FAPM announces plan for the automotive industry

June 26, 2013 • News, UncategorizedComments (1)

The Federation of Automotive Products Manufacturers (FAPM) has launched a campaign to remind Australians that the manufacturing industry in the country, specifically the automotive sector, is “too important, too valuable, and too strategic to let go.” The

Industry Collaboration Fund to open First Round in July

June 25, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The first round of the Australian Government’s Industry Collaboration Fund (ICF) is set to open on the 1st ofJuly, according to a media release from Industry and Innovation Minister Greg Combet. The ICF Program is only available to the Precincts established

Former home of Mitsubishi in South Australia is Seeking Investment from Developers and Manufacturers

June 25, 2013 • Events, NewsComments (0)

THE South Australian State Government has commenced a global campaign to attract investors, developers and manufacturers to the former Mitsubishi site at Tonsley Park. The Tonsley site, which has played a monumental role in South Australia’s

US mining equipment manufacturer Weir Minerals relocates divisional headquarters to Australia

June 25, 2013 • Mining & Resources, NewsComments (1)

While some companies continue to struggle with the current condition of the manufacturing sector, a US company sheds light in the industry by relocating its headquarters to Australia to take advantage of the strong mining sector. Weir Minerals, a company that

Silex subsidiary completes demo facility of CPV technology

June 25, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The largest Concentrating Photovoltaic (CPV) Solar Power Station in Australia has already reached practical completion, with 40 CPV ‘Dense Array’ dish systems now fully commissioned and feeding clean renewable energy into the national electricity grid.

Manufacturing Minister Believes Skilled Migrants are Crucial to a More Vibrant South Australia

June 24, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

In a statement from the South Australian Government, an extra $600,000 in State Government funding will be provided over two years, with the aim to help boost skilled and business migrant numbers in South Australia. Manufacturing, Innovation and Trade