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Hofmann Engineering expands Bendigo manufacturing plant, creates 20 local jobs

August 29, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Australian heavy engineering company Hofmann Engineering will upgrade and expand its manufacturing plant in Bendigo, creating up to 20 local jobs in the process. Victorian Minister for Manufacturing David Hodgett announced the news on Tuesday, saying the Victorian Coalition Government will provide financial assistance to the project, which will

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Mom starts crowdfunding campaign to manufacture clothing for eczema sufferers

August 29, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

An online store for allergy-friendly products has started a crowdsourcing campaign to fund the manufacturing of clothing especially made for eczema sufferers. According to the Eczema Association of Australasia, eczema is a recurring, non-infectious,

Labor Government to announce $200 million plan for Sydney industry hubs

August 28, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Up to 50,000 new jobs will be created in Sydney as the Federal Government is set to announce today a $200 million plan that will make the city a hub for future industries and hi-tech manufacturing. The Daily Telegraph and other sources have reported that

Billabong nearing a new refinancing deal as financial results continue to slide into the red

August 28, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Surfwear company Billabong International Ltd. has announced on Tuesday that it will conclude a refinancing deal in the coming weeks as its annual net loss more than tripled and global sales revenue continued to go down in key markets. According to Reuters,

Caltex confirms closing of Sydney refinery in 2014 despite weaker Australian dollar

August 27, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Caltex has announced that it is still on track with its plan to shut down its Kurnell refinery in Sydney by mid-2014 despite better margins and a weakening Australian dollar. According to AAP reports published via Yahoo News, while the company’s first

Australia moves to increase its share in global sports technology market

August 27, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

A plan to help Australia become a major player in the global sports technology market is currently underway in Geelong, where a sports technology precinct is set to be established and is expected to create up to 100 jobs in the city and about 1,500 across the

Aussie winemakers reduce alcohol content to win over British consumers

August 27, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Australian winemakers, including popular brands Banrock Station and Blossom Hill, are producing wines with lower alcohol content in order to win over British customers, according to a report on The Herald Sun. This comes in the midst of Britain’s crusade