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Indonesia Revokes Australian Mining Permit

February 1, 2012 • Mining & Resources, News, World NewsComments (0)

Indonesia has revoked a gold mining exploration permit granted to an Australian miner, following deadly protests against the project. In 2010, West Nusa Tenggara province granted exploration rights to Australian Arc Expliration (ARX) and local miner Sumber Mineral Nusantara. The project covers some 250 square kilometres of Sumbawa Island, which is near

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Patties Foods Combats Hunger In Australia

January 31, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

Foodbank Australia, the countries largest food relief organisation, has recognised the exceptional contribution of Patties Food in their efforts to combat hunger in Australia. Along with three other companies, Australian Dairy Industry, SPC Ardromna, and

Auto workers petition parliament to match commitments to Australian Industry

January 30, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union is today launching a petition calling on all members of Federal Parliament to continue supporting the Australian car manufacturing industry, in response to the Coalition’s decision to axe funding and

Victoria’s manufacturing sector is the state’s single largest full-time employer

January 25, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (1)

Following news that Toyota will make 350 employees redundant, Victorian Premiere Ted Baillieu is committed to developing a strong future for manufacturing in Victoria.  “The Coalition Government is working with Victorian manufacturers to manage these

New poll reveals significant level of support for manufacturing in Australia

January 24, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

Jan 23, 2012 New research has revealed the high level of public support for manufacturing in Australia, including investment in the car industry and other manufacturing sectors. The AMWU said that the one million jobs in Australian manufacturing were under

Manufacturing is a vital element of our overall operations in Australia- Toyota

January 23, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

Toyota Australia has announced, after a review of its business operations, they will immediately adjust its workforce at its manufacturing plant in Altona, Victoria – the plans will see about 350 compulsory redundancies. “It is unfortunate that we


January 23, 2012 • News, Sustainability, World NewsComments (0)

Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand (CCANZ) will undergo a $15 million overhaul, investing in a new technology that will see CCANZ design and self-manufacture its own PET plastic beverage bottles using fewer raw materials. With a further investment of $9 million