Chinese authorities have banned the import of lavender heat pack teddy bears made in Tasmania because of fears they pose a biosecurity risk.
Ford could cease manufacturing cars in Victoria before 2016 if the government cuts assistance to the car industry, according to the AMWU.
Lockheed Martin’s profit rose to a forecast-beating $US 933 million in the first quarter and the company has raised its 2014 earnings guidance.
The Victorian Government has granted the Ballarat manufacturers $42,000 in funding to help improve their competitiveness.
SA treasurer Tom Koutsantonis will meet federal Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane next week to try to secure more assistance for former Holden workers.
Continuing his North Asian tour, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has turned his attention to a trade deal with China.
The free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea will not only benefit Australian primary producers but also South Korean car makers.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement, announced yesterday, will be good for Australian jobs.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott dined with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday night in an effort to secure a Free Trade Agreement.
The office of Victorian Manufacturing Minister David Hodgett has accidently released a draft press release that included a query from the Minister.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has pointed to the views of four major industry groups and said that business wants the carbon tax to be repealed.
The chief executive of one of the UK’s largest manufacturing companies has warned that Britain leaving the EU would be bad for manufacturing in the UK.
The Labor Party has promised to introduce programs to ‘transform’ the manufacturing sector in Adelaide, as the South Australian election nears.
The New South Wales government has increased the incentive for employers to take on workers who lose their jobs in large redundancies.
Siemens AG will become a partner in a digital manufacturing institute that US President Obama Barack Obama plans to set up, according to the company.
The United States manufacturing sector is on the way back but government policies need to help the comeback continue, according to a US industry group.
Tony Abbott says Toyota workers affected by the company’s decision to stop manufacturing in Australia by 2017 will receive help from the government.
The government should set up a venture capital fund and offer soft loans to assist the struggling manufacturing sector, according to the AIG.
The demise of Australian car manufacturing will not have as devastating effect as many predict and will bring some benefits, economists say.
Pollution from factories in China is blowing across the Pacific Ocean as far as the United States, according to a new study.