While steelmaking may have stabilised, there could be more pain in store for aluminium. Materials processing specialist and Swinburne Pro-Vice Chancellor (Future Manufacturing) Geoffrey Brooks shares a few observations with Brent Balinski.
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The Australian dollar went above 95 US cents overnight after strong manufacturing figures from China and the RBA decision to leave interest rates on hold.
The overall Performance of Manufacturing Index was down slightly in June, falling 0.3 points to 48.9.
The managing director of collapsed Griffith company Colla Bros has said that times are very difficult in the local steel fabrication industry.
Rheem will make approximately 100 jobs redundant as it ends solar water heater manufacturing operations in Welshpool late next year.
Nexans will shut its Tottenham manufacturing facility by the year’s end, with the cable maker citing a structural decline in demand and the high dollar.
Australia’s manufacturing sector remains in contraction, according to the Australian Industry Group’s PMI, released this morning.
Difficulties in the manufacturing sector continued last month, with the Australian Industry Group PMI slipping 3.1 points to 44.8.
Deloitte-Access Economics’ quarterly Business Outlook has suggested that Holden’s decision to quit manufacturing should be considered in broad terms.
The Middle East is an appealing market, but prospective exporters should do their homework.
The Australian Industry Group has released its Ten Point Plan for economic growth.
Some manufacturers are seeing an improvement in their fortunes as the Australian dollar comes down from its 2013 peak.
The recent decisions by Ford, Holden and Toyota to cease manufacturing in Australia have raised serious concerns for the thousands of Australian businesses
The rate of contraction experienced by the country’s industry has eased, according to the Australian Industry Group’s PMI, released this morning.
China’s manufacturing output is at its lowest level in seven months, according to the HBSC flash PMI for February.
Sydney has overtaken Melbourne as Australia’s major manufacturing centre, according to research by SGS Economics and Planning.
The Australian dollar slipped to a three-year low against the US currency, trading at 87.66 US cents early this morning.
Australia’s trade deficit shrunk for the fourth straight month, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, with the dollar down slightly.
The Australian dollar fell to its lowest point in more than three years this morning.