ABB to build world’s largest mine hoists for BHP
BHP Billiton has selected technology and automation group ABB to build the world’s largest mine hoisting systems for a potash operation in Canada.
RV makers expect another “boom year” in 2013
Caravan and recreational vehicle manufacturers are enjoying a period of booming demand, with current production more than four times the level reached in the mid-1990s.
More help needed from Government: Orica boss
Explosives maker Orica has called on the Government to do more to help manufacturers struggling with rising costs and the high exchange rate.
New JSF contract boosts Quickstep
Sydney-based manufacturer Quickstep has announced a new order from the Joint Strike Fighter jet program that has boosted its order book to over $20 million.
Mirabella backs future of manufacturing
Opposition minister for Innovation, Industry, and Science Sophie Mirabella says she still has faith in the future of the manufacturing sector, despite its current challenges.