Ballarat brakes manufacturer opens $3.5m advanced moulding press
Australian-owned brake parts manufacturer Bendix is building a $3.5 million moulding press in Ballarat to cater for growing export demand.
Qantas sackings to undermine manufacturing capacity: unions
Manufacturing unions are reeling at Qantas’s decision to sack hundreds of maintenance workers, claiming it is ‘short sighted’ and will decimate Australia’s manufacturing and engineering capacities – not to mention the country’s national security.
Swiss company to benefit from Perth mines with new steel mesh facility
Swiss company Geobrugg AG has established a manufacturing plant in Perth for the supply of steel wire mesh to the local mining and civil engineering industries.
CSIRO to improve powder efficiency for titanium components
Australia’s CSIRO has teamed-up with the US Energy Department Laboratory to explore ways to improve powder efficiency for use in titanium components.
Advisory service to help manufacturers tackle dumping
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) has developed an advisory service designed to help SME manufacturers who are suffering at the hands of ‘dumping’.