The stubbornly strong Australian dollar has been accepted as the new norm by some exporters, including Australian audio manufacturer RODE Microphones.
After reports at the weekend, the Australian Federal Police have confirmed that they are reopening old investigations into Oz Minerals and Cochlear regarding alleged bribery of foreign officials.
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The resources sector has brought billions of dollars into the Australian economy, mainly due to the mining boom. But, economic experts caution, the country can’t rest on these laurels.
Australia’s troubled iron and steel manufacturing industry is expected to fall 15.6% in FY2012-13, new research predicts.
Corning Cable Systems Australia has begun manufacturing Altos Loose Tube Ribbon Cable at its Clayton, Victoria facilities; the cables are a crucial element of the forthcoming National Broadband Network (NBN) due to be rolled-out across the country.
Warehouse automation and industrial storage solutions provider, SSI Schaefer, is celebrating 75 years of business this year, touting Australasia and South East Asia as its biggest growth areas.