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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 into place when IBISWorld suggested that the diamond business …

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‘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

PM Sees Great Potential in Mining Projects

November 15, 2011 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gilliard has forecast that the future of Australian manufacturing lies in the mining sector and urge manufacturers to embrace innovation to grab a share of the mining boom. It comes after talks of $1.2 million in grants from

Mining Women Initiative

November 14, 2011 • Mining & ResourcesComments (0)

Australia Women in Resources Alliance (AWRA) has been launched to increase women’s participation in the mining industry. A series of strategies are planned to attract and retain women in the resources industry. AWRA say they are working with the

Green CSG Claims Rejected

November 11, 2011 • Mining & Resources, SustainabilityComments (0)

In the midst of the CSG debate between gas companies and the Greens, International Energy Agency jumped out and rejected Greens claims that the big coal-seam gas export plants planned for Gladstone could emit as much carbon as coal-fired power plants.