Visy prosecuted and fined $112,500 over forklift accident
National packing company Visy has been prosecuted and ordered to pay $112,500 to Melbourne University‘s Marie Tehan Medical Fund after a worker was struck by a forklift.
Manufacturing industry lacks confidence in project delivery: study
New data released by IFS and the International Project Management Association (IPMA) suggests a lack of confidence in how business critical projects are being managed in the global manufacturing sector.
Ai Group welcomes reinstated Labor Government
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) has welcomed the conclusion to negotiations and the resulting formation of Government, however it says the Labor Government now needs to make some ‘tough decisions’.
Melton small businesses reprimanded over unsafe operations
Small businesses in Melton – including manufacturing businesses – were pulled up on over 200 health and safety breaches including unsecured racking and unsafe storage of dangerous goods during a five-day campaign by WorkSafe inspectors in August.
Logistics Mercury Awards winners revealed
Congratulations to all the winners and highly commended recipients of the 2010 Logistics Mercury Awards, which were announced at a prestigious industry awards night in Sydney on 2 September 2010.