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NMW 2012 to Help Power Manufacturing’s Bright Future

January 31, 2012 • Events, Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

National Manufacturing Week (NMW) returns to Sydney this May with a core focus on strengthening Australia’s $100 billion manufacturing sector. Event organiser Reed Exhibitions comments that the highly-rated manufacturing event will introduce new initiatives to build buyer-seller relationships while highlighting opportunities for Aussie manufacturers

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CSG Company Rejects “Professional Activists”

January 19, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Coal-seam gas energy company Arrow Energy facing a week-long blockade in farmland just south of Brisbane has refused to deal with travelling protest groups, claiming they have a broader agenda than the concerns of local landowners. On the other hand,

Miners Deny Overlooking Manufacturing

January 19, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

In further support of Australian manufacturing industry, the federal government says it will go to the World Trade Organisation if it confirms reports miners are overlooking local manufacturers to supply their projects. Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she

The Growing Diamond Industry

January 19, 2012 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Reports have quickly surfaced that Australia’s diamond industry will be one of the first to reach its peak in 2012. The report issued out by IBISWorld has also listed the iron and steel industry as one of the worst performers for this year. The report came

‘Good News for Australian Manufacturing’ Prime Minister Promises.

January 18, 2012 • Featured, Mining & Resources, NewsComments (1)

The Australian Government has made $34 million dollars available to the car manufacturer Ford in Australia, securing the manufacturing of cars in the plant through to 2016. ‘As a result…we will actually see the number of jobs grow. There will be

AMWU welcomes Ford’s continued investment in Australian manufacturing

January 17, 2012 • Mining & Resources, NewsComments (0)

Jan 10, 2012 The AMWU has welcomed Ford’s $103 million investment in the Falcon and Territory SUV, which will guarantee another four years of production in Victoria. AMWU Acting National Secretary, Mike Nicolaides said it was a good day for workers in the

Bluescope Steel- Australia’s leading manufacturing investor in China.

January 16, 2012 • Mining & Resources, NewsComments (0)

BlueScope Steel’s operations out of China compromise of : BlueScope Steel Suzhou, BlueScope Butler and BlueScope Lysaght. ‘Our operations in China comprise a metallic coating and painting facility which commenced operation in 2006, seven world