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World Manufacturing – Weekly Round Up

February 14, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

China Daily reported that China’s manufacturing output accounted for $2.05 trillion in early 2011, compared to US manufacturing which totalled $1.79 trillion. A close margin, still carried on from 2010, where China’s manufacturing output was a total of 19.8 percent of the worlds total, slightly higher than the United States which was 19.4

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The Future of Manufacturing

February 11, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

The World Economic Forum’s Future of Manufacturing project tracks how the global manufacturing ecosystem is evolving. This five-minute investigation explores the future of industry and asks does manufacturing really matter? Leading manufacturers and

World Class Manufacturing Academy

February 6, 2012 • Technology, World NewsComments (0)

Promoting a better kind of manufacturing, Chrysler Group has develop the World Class Manufacturing Academy (WCM). ‘The WCM Academy is a place where employees throughout Chrysler Group’s manufacturing operations can come to learn the WCM methodology

Boral Sells Indonesian Construction Materials Business for US$135

February 1, 2012 • News, World NewsComments (0)

Australia’s largest building and construction materials supplier, Boral, has reached an agreement to sell off its Indonesian construction materials business for US$ 135 million to Siam Cement Group. Revealed in a statement from the company, the sale

Indonesia Revokes Australian Mining Permit

February 1, 2012 • Mining & Resources, News, World NewsComments (0)

Indonesia has revoked a gold mining exploration permit granted to an Australian miner, following deadly protests against the project. In 2010, West Nusa Tenggara province granted exploration rights to Australian Arc Expliration (ARX) and local miner Sumber