- Alternative energy generates cost savings
IN A joint project with AGL, and with support from the Victorian Government’s Business Energy Innovation Initiative, a major on-site green energy generation facility has been commissioned at the Symex Holdings soap manufacturing plant in Port Melbourne.
- Manufacturers form NZ alliance
Compressor technology group, Sullair Australia, has appointed Goughs Power Systems/Goughs Cat as its exclusive distributor in New Zealand.
- Another Chinese recall
US authorities could recall up to 450,000 Chinese-made tyres that may contain safety defects. The recall is the latest in a string of China-related consumer scares.
- Holden in the red, again
GM Holden has posted back-to-back losses with a $146.56m slide into the red in 2006.
- More steel produced
GLOBAL raw-steel production totalled 1.244 billion metric tons in 2006, with China by far and away the leading producer nation with 422.7 million tons of output last year.