• Interest rates may slow industrial owner occupier demand

    August 22, 2007 0 comment

    THE RECENT interest rate rise may begin to put price ceilings on owner occupiers in the industrial sales market, according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s National head of industrial, Jeff Pond, though the market remains buoyant overall.

  • Business Expenditure on R&D soars

    August 22, 2007 0 comment

    Business Expenditure on Research and Development (BERD) rose to a record $10.1 billion in 2005-06, the seventh successive year-on-year rise, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane announced yesterday.

  • Images from the 2007 Endeavour Awards

    August 22, 2007 0 comment

    THIS year’s Endeavour Awards were a great success and once again demonstrated that manufacturing in Australia is alive and well.
    Below are a selection of images from the 2007 awards ceremony, which was held on August 2, at Doltone House, Sydney.

  • Drive-In rack storage system

    August 21, 2007 0 comment

    THE structural design team at Dematic has created a new Drive-In rack system. According to Dematic, the new Drive-In system is the lowest cost solution for high density storage on the market.

  • Fuel-cell forklifts operating

    August 21, 2007 0 comment

    CANADIAN companies, LiftOne and Engineered Solutions, have unveiled two hydrogen-powered fuel cell lift trucks.