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Gear up your business with ex-auto workers

October 6, 2017 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

To be eligible for up to $11,000 in subsidies and reimbursements, consider hiring a retrenched auto worker. With the closure of major car manufacturing, there are a number of retrenched automotive workers that can benefit your business. Auto workers have a range of skills developed through working in the automotive supply chain and cover a …

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Toyota Australia closes manufacturing operations

October 3, 2017 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

Toyota has officially ended more than half a century of manufacturing vehicles in Australia. Approximately 3,000 people attended a ceremony today at the Altona plant including current and former employees, suppliers, affiliate companies and officials from

Orica announces successful production trials for the world’s first wireless electronic blasting system

September 27, 2017 • Media Release, Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Orica, the largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets, have announced today the successful production trials of the premium WebGenTM 100 wireless electronic blasting system. Orica Chief Commercial

Andrew Lawson appointed AWRE Event Manager

June 21, 2017 • Events, Media ReleaseComments (0)

Now in its eighth successful year, the Australasian Waste and Recycling Exhibition (AWRE) continues to go from strength to strength as an industry leading event for the waste and recycling community. To further reinforce its commitment to growth and

Sale call injects greater certainty for local steel chain

June 16, 2017 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

The peak body representing the complete national steel supply chain, the Australian Steel Institute (ASI) has today welcomed KordaMentha’s naming yesterday of the preferred bidder in the sale process of Arrium. ASI Chief Executive, Tony Dixon said that the

Creative approach to Qld’s advanced manufacturing ideas

May 31, 2017 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

The Palaszczuk Government is putting creative approaches to manufacturing in the spotlight at Brisbane’s first BrisMakerFest at the State Library of Queensland this Saturday. Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham said the day of workshops and

NMW 2017 keynote address: AAMC John Pollaers discusses scaling up Australian manufacturing

May 10, 2017 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

The following speech was delivered by the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council’s John Pollaers at National Manufacturing Week 2017, which runs from 9 – 12 May in Melbourne. The world is on the cusp of change of a significance we have never seen