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Nuplex Closes Four Factories, But Continues Manufacturing in Australia

September 25, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

Nuplex Industries yesterday announced the streamlining of its Australia and New Zealand operations, which will see four facilities close and up to 80 jobs cut, the Australian reported. Nuplex CEO Emery Severin said Nuplex remains committed to its customer value proposition of delivering cost competitive, innovative, quality products and security of supply

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300 Australian Apprentices to be Hired as Part of New AMWU and CB&I Initiative

September 24, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

The AMWU and CB&I Constructors have joined forces to launch a joint initiative which will see 300 Australian workers obtain apprenticeships over the next few years. Titled Project 300, the initiative  has been developed in recognition of a skills

New Research Reveals What Consumers Want When it Comes To Australian Made

September 19, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

New research from Roy Morgan, commissioned by the Australian Made Campaign and released today, has revealed what consumers want when it comes to Australian made and grown products. According to the findings, consumers want country-of-origin labels to be more

China Turns to Australian Manufacturing With $200 Million Investment in Victoria

September 18, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

Premier Ted Baillieu has announced the super trade mission to China a success today after securing a $200 million cable manufacturing contact that will create 200 jobs. The trade mission, which was dubbed the biggest to ever leave Australian shores, saw

Supporting One Million Australian Manufacturing Workers

September 18, 2012 • Media Release, NewsComments (0)

Published on Sep 6, 2012 by AMWUTV Everyday almost one million manufacturing workers go to work making things. But they’re under pressure. Watch this video and then register your support for a National Manufacturing Plan. (Making Our Future) Join the

Strategy to build on Victoria’s trade ties with China

September 17, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

Premier Ted Baillieu has launched the Victoria-China Engagement Strategy last week ahead of his super trade mission to China this week, the largest to ever leave Australian shores. More than 600 delegates representing more than 400 Victorian organisations

Norske Skog To Invest $84 million in Australia, While Downsizing New Zealand Operations

September 11, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

Norske Skog, a world leading manufacturer of newsprint and magazine paper, has announced they will invest $84 million in its Boyer Mill in Tasmania with the assistance of State and Federal Governments.  The Premier, Lara Giddings, welcomed the confirmation