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Australian Made Calls on Aussies to Celebrate Local Products on National Day

January 23, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The  Australia Made Campaign Limited (AMCL) has encouraged the entire country to celebrate Aussie growers and manufacturers this coming Australia Day, January 26. In a message posted on their website, the group said that the fast approaching national day would be a great time for Australians to give importance to the things that the country does …

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RMIT Develops Engineering Program with Dassault Systems

January 21, 2013 • News, TechnologyComments (0)

RMIT University is set to introduce a new Master of Engineering degree program as a result of an agreement signed with leading French technology systems company Dassault Systemes. A world leader in 3-D design software, the Dassault group will help support

GE Mining invests in Australian mining equipment manufacturer

January 19, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

GE Mining, a subsidiary of the multinational GE conglomerate based in Fairfield, Connecticut, has finalised the purchase of the Australian mining equipment manufacturer, Industrea Ltd. Austrade reported, Industrea has a significant presence in China and

Boral’s new business structure to improve competitiveness, while cutting jobs

January 18, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Boral Limited this week announced the company will be making 700 employees redundant, while undertaking restructuring initiatives that are geared towards strengthen Boral’s competitiveness. The changes will see a reduction in employee numbers in Australia,

Titanium additive manufacturing layer by layer

January 18, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

CSIRO recently set up an Arcam additive manufacturing facility, to provide industry with access to an advanced electron beam melting service and technical expertise in 3D printing technology. The facility is believed to be the first Arcam machine in the

AMWU condemns Hockey’s `waste of money’ comments regarding auto industry

January 17, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has condemned the comments made by Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey that federal funding to help support 200,000 auto jobs is “a waste.” AMWU National Secretary Paul Bastian reported that Mr Hockey’s

Production Changes at Bluescope’s Western Port Plan

January 15, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

BlueScope announced yesterday its intention to reconfigure its Australian cold rolling, metal coated and painted steel production. The change will result in reduced production levels at its Western Port facility and provide significant cost savings.