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Coca-Cola Retain Two Manufacturing Plants

August 9, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Following Coca-Cola Amatil’s (CCA) shareholder meeting back in May where CCA Managing Director Terry Davis revealed CCA’s move to manufacture some of its products overseas, details have emerged and CCA has decided to retain two of its three manufacturing facilities in the Goulburn Valley. This decision came after a comprehensive review of

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Carbon Tax to Hurt Victorian and Tasmanian Manufacturing Industries

August 4, 2011 • News, UncategorizedComments (0)

Prime Minister Julia Gillard is not making any friends with her new carbon tax policy, which is set to severely damage Australian manufacturing businesses, particularly those in Victoria and Tasmania. The predicted repercussions of the carbon tax have many

AUD Climbs Higher

July 28, 2011 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

The high-yielding Australian dollar broke US1.10 mark overnight following US debt fears. Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Heather Ridout says industries which will be most affected include manufacturing, tourism, and education, which were the main

Victorian Manufacturing Proposal Faces Strong Opposition

July 25, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

The state opposition is unimpressed with a recent proposal that depicts a potential decrease in Government assistance for the Victorian manufacturing industry. The final report is due to be submitted to the government later this year on September 1st,

State of Design Festival 2011

July 21, 2011 • Events, NewsComments (0)

Yesterday, a yearly design manufacturing event opened to hundreds of local and international designers. The State of Design Festival 2011 is the largest and most innovative design event in Australia. It aims to create awareness of the value of design and show

Miners Want More Workers

July 19, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

The mining sector might be unimpressed with the Federal Government’s carbon tax plan, but they have a more immediate issue at hand: labour shortages. The Australian Mines and Metals Association estimates the resource sector has 3.6 vacancies for every

Carbon No Excuse for Price Gouge

July 13, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Businesses thinking of profiteering from the carbon tax which will come into effect 1 July 2012 should be mindful of the consequences: A price watch scheme overseen by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will see these companies face fines of up to