“No apologies” for buying foreign cars: QLD Premier
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says the state government must find the best value for money when buying cars and he makes “no apologies” for buying foreign-made vehicles.
Gold fall hurts metal detector maker
The share price of Adelaide-based metal-detector maker Codan has been hit hard by a dramatic fall in gold prices, with investors wiping over 25 per cent of the stock’s value last week.
Poor sales hurt Caterpillar profit
Analysts expect a fall in demand for mining equipment to hurt Caterpillar’s upcoming profit and revenue guidance figures.
Deakin funding cut could impact local industry
Deakin University is set to lose $16 million in funding over the next two years as part of reforms to the education system, and officials say the move could hurt future manufacturing initiatives.
Manufacturing is the key to success: Intel
Outgoing Intel CEO Paul Otellini says manufacturing technology and material science will be the foundation on which the company’s future success will be built.