Fighter aircraft part manufactured in Melbourne
Australian Minister for Defence Material, Jason Clare announced yesterday of the first Australian made part for the first Joint Strike Fighter aircraft AU-1.
Australians want more investment in manufacturing
Recent research commissioned by the Australian Manufacturing Workers’s Union (AMWU) reveals that more and more Australians are seeking higher investment in the nation’s manufacturing industry.
Factory Workers at Dandenong strike
Nearly 100 Factory workers at Volgren went on a strike outside their Dandenong factory yesterday complaining of change of management and less pay.
GrainCorp’s oil business grows bigger
GrainCorp has bought Australia’s second largest oilseed crusher Gardner Smith and Goodman Fielder’s Integro edible oil refining and packaging business for $472 million.
Employers blame unions for rising wage costs
Employers claim the cost of manufacturing on coal mining projects in north Queensland is spiking up to 10 per cent a year as the unions are exploiting the existing industrial relations system to increase wages.