Over 2,000 union workers held a rally against the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Brisbane yesterday.
There are several widely-agreed upon facts about the current world economy. One is that value is being sourced to an increasing degree from analytic, inventive and creative ideas.
The right level of support for the renewable energy sector is a topic that will be debated well into the future.
Rossi Boots was among 12 successful applicants for the first round of the South Australian government’s Export Partnership Program.
Ford’s Shelby Mustang GT350R will be fitted with carbon fibre wheels from Geelong’s Carbon Revolution, the first original equipment use of CF’s high-performance wheels.
The old ACL Bearing factory in Launceston will reopen, with 40 workers re-employed by the new owners.
In a rapidly changing world, attempts to preserve the past will doom the future.
How should we assess Australia’s performance and prospects in the wake of the mining boom? A number of recent reports have begun to make the attempt.
Brent Balinski spoke to Manufacturship Founder Jason Furness about Furness’s new book, why “boring, routine, and reliable” is best, and why innovation doesn’t have to involve a 3D printer.
More needs to be done to ensure that manufacturers don’t miss out on the benefits of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), according to the peak industry group.
More and more international trade is being made up of intermediate goods and services. Brent Balinski reports on some of the efforts to get Australian manufacturers better involved in this.
On May 28, Manufacturers’ Monthly held its annual Endeavour Awards. We will continue profiling winners this week. PWR was the champion in the Exporter of The Year category.
Advanced manufacturing is an unavoidable term nowadays, and this is for the best. Brent Balinski talked to Jeff Connolly, CEO of Siemens Pacific, about advancing Australian manufacturers, and about the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0.
The privatisation of ports around Australia may force importers and exporters to pay more to use them, according to a Victorian academic.
The Queensland government has approved a temporary wood chipping and export site at Gladstone, which will create a claimed 100 jobs in the short term.
The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement which was signed last week includes provisions on investor rights and temporary labour that favour Chinese investors, says a lobby group.
On May 28, Manufacturers’ Monthly held its annual Endeavour Awards. We will continue profiling winners this week. Technofast Industries was the champion in the Global Integration category.
Boeing has re-committed to its Port Melbourne operations, its largest R&D site outside of the US, with a $70 million investment in the site.
Australia’s dairy industry, agriculture sector and beef and sheep farmers are the big winners of the Free Trade Agreement signed today by Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb and his counterpart, Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng.
Following on from last year’s successes, Technofast Industries, Australia’s leading hydraulic fastening company, has taken out the Global Integration Award for 2015.