Westrac slashes 10% of workforce
Westrac, Australia’s main Caterpillar supplier, is cutting more than 300 jobs.
Surviving the downturn, a guide for small to medium enterprises
At first glance, there are not many positives coming out of the coal sector, with dropping commodity prices, miners operating on thinner margins, deferred projects and investment, and job losses.
Drill manufacturer cuts over 1000 jobs
Massive cuts across the contract mining sector have come home to roost as drilling service and manufacturing company Boart Longyear slashes over 1000 jobs from its operations globally this year.
Troubled explosives manufacturer records profit jump
Mining service and chemicals company Orica has today announced a half year profit increase to $267 million, up 6 per cent compared to the same time last year.
Manufacturing 2.0: The additive era
Since the industrial revolution manufacturing has meant cumbersome factories, production lines, machinery, labour and striving for the creation of economies of scale.