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AMWU Wants Stricter Australian Content Rules Enforced

January 29, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Australia Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has acknowledged Minister Combet’s promise to help the manufacturing sector deal with structural shifts in the economy and has called for more Australian participation in major projects, according to a message on the AMWU website. Nevertheless, AMWU cautioned the Government that it needed to put in more

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Oxijet ‘Air shower’ saves 50 per cent water

January 25, 2013 • News, UncategorizedComments (4)

Aussies can now enjoy guilt-free showers during the summer with a new shower nozzle that consumes up to 50 percent less water via a technology that uses air to maintain the full-pressure. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

Jobs will Increase Amidst Reports of Economic Slowdown, Says Employment Forecast

January 25, 2013 • News, UncategorizedComments (0)

The future of the Australian job market is not as bleak as the people are being led to believe. Based on the Employment Forecast of MyCareer which was released November of last year, 137,000 jobs are still expected to be added for job hunters till August

Job Losses in Karratha Leave Residents in Limbo says AMWU

January 24, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

At least 25 families who resided and relied at Karratha Gas Plant for their livelihood found themselves in a sudden state of uncertainty as new maintenance arrangements led to the loss of 100 permanent jobs, according to the Australian Manufacturing

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

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