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Expanding business with Toyota Forklifts

May 22, 2012 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

A progressive West Australian concrete products manufacturer plans to grow its business by 20 per cent with the help of a specially modified Toyota forklift truck. Maddington Concrete Products has commissioned a new Toyota 02-7FDA50 forklift, which will handle sections of concrete pipe at its Maddington (Perth) plant. In an innovative cross-over of

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New Gyprock facility secures manufacturing jobs and boosts construction industry (Media Release)

May 16, 2012 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Manufacturing Richard Dalla-Riva today joined CSR Managing Director Rob Sindel and company employees to officially open CSR’s new $160 million Gyprock plant at Yarraville.  Mr Baillieu said the new facility would

$66 million in better water management in Victoria (Press Release)

May 10, 2012 • Media Release, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Victorian Coalition Government is investing more than $66 million over the next four years with a responsible and necessary approach to improving water management in Victoria. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the funding would establish Victoria as a world

Import and export car trade to stay at Webb Dock (Media Release)

May 9, 2012 • Media ReleaseComments (0)

Victoria’s roll-on, roll-off import and export car trade will be consolidated at a new location at Webb Dock after an extensive feasibility study found many impediments with a move to the Port of Geelong. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the

World’s first automobile wheel made in one piece from carbon fibre.

May 3, 2012 • Media Release, NewsComments (0)

The genuine world first was the talk of the recent Fraunhofer Institute conference in Germany, where Carbon Revolution was the invited guest speaker as the recognised global leader in this technology. Carbon Revolution’s carbon fibre wheel has attracted

Equality dispute may disrupt Hunter coal exports

May 2, 2012 • Media Release, Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Workers maintaining Hunter Valley coal trains have begun striking as part of on-going industrial action over stalled Enterprise Agreement negotiations. Locomotive maintenance workers at Downer EDi Rail’s Kooragang site near Newcastle began protected