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Adelaide Now May 28, 2012

A key recommendation from the former Thinker in Residence Goran Roos, has led the South Australian Government back a $8.3 million investment to build an Advanced Manufacturing industry,   Read More>

Nine MSN May 28, 2012

New research from WorkSafe Victoria has revealed 32 per cent of manufacturing workers were at high risk of type two diabetes compared to 18.3 per cent in the professional, scientific and technical services. Read More>

ABC May 24, 2012

Manufacturing has been declining since the 1980s, caused by cheap imports from emerging economies, with union interference also blamed. ‘IFM Fibres Department director, professor Xungai Wang says we need to take a lesson from places like Germany, who have a strong manufacturing sector, despite being a developed nation’. Read More>

Toyota May 23, 2012

In Japan, Toyota Motor Corporate announced its global hybrid vehicle sales totaled four million units through April 2012.  Toyota currently sells 18 hybrid passenger vehicles in 80 countries and regions around the world. Read More>

The Hindu Business Line May 21, 2012

Indian Telecom gear manufacturers are betting on 4G, which they hope will offers Indian companies like Tejas, Kaveri, Vihaan an opportunity to compete in the multi-billion dollar equipment market. Read More>

The New York Times May 21, 2012

The United States has announced the imposition of antidumping tariffs of more than 31 percent on solar panels made from China. The tax which will cover one of the largest and fastest-growing categories of imports from China, is certain ‘infuriate Chinese officials.’ Read More>

The Australian May 21, 2012

Russian Aluminium company Rusal has argued the carbon tax will shrink the industry’s share of growth in the global market of alumina. Read More>

Herald Sun May 21, 2012

BUILDING products company CSR insists Australia must fight to keep manufacturing in Australia, to avoid the fate of declining European nations. Read More>

The Australian

A recent study shows Australian manufacturers in Thailand are thriving on the back of another massive wave of Japanese and US investment, particularly in the automotive sector. Read More>

The Australian

COCA-COLA Amatil owned, SPC Ardmona, have stepped away from claims that cost cutting by retailers was the reason Australian food manufacturing was suffering. Read More>


U.S April Industrial and Capacity Report, reveals Manufacturing output increased by 0.6 percent in April after decreasing by 0.5 percent in March. With motor vehicles and parts increasing nearly 4 percent. Read More>


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