Victorian manufacturers stand to benefit greatly from the Victorian government’s Dandenong rail project, according to the AMWU.
Manufacturers have two very clear messages for the nation…
Over 1,000 train and ship manufacturers are expected to march in Newcastle today, pushing for NSW government contracts in the Hunter region.
Engineering company Forgacs has cut a fifth of its 600-strong workforce at Newcastle due to a lack of shipbuilding contracts.
Business groups are telling the Productivity Commission inquiry into the workplace relations that Australia needs a simple, flexible system.
Attention everybody with a sweet tooth. The best factory job in the world has just become available…just remember not to tell your dentist.
There is still no sign that the opposition and federal government will come to an agreement on a revised Renewable Energy Target.
For Australian manufacturing, most of the news in recent years has been negative. However, there are still reasons to believe that the sector will survive.
As many as 100 new jobs will be created in a Sync Building Systems factory expansion in Brooklyn.
The AWU’s national secretary has said that both sides of politics needed to stop dithering and reach a compromise on the Renewable Energy Target.
Hiring intentions in the manufacturing sector are up seven percentage points on this time last year, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
Alcoa will probably not shut any of its WA factories, according to an analyst.
WA engineering company Civmec Construction has been awarded a major contract on the $1 billion Perth Stadium project at Burswood.
Engineering company Forgacs will cut a fifth of its workforce at Newcastle due to a lack of shipbuilding contracts.
Tomago-based engineering and manufacturing business Perfab Engineering has gone into voluntary administration.
Microsoft will close two Chinese factories that it acquired when it bought Nokia’s handset business in April 2014, cutting 9,000 jobs.
General Motors has announced that it will end car manufacturing in Indonesia after poor sales of its Spin vehicle.
Activity in China’s manufacturing sector grew slightly in February, according to a key preliminary index of nationwide manufacturing activity.
Melbourne-based Ethan Automotive is considering opening a small-scale car factory at Edinburgh Parks in South Australia.
The struggling Australian Paper mill at Shoalhaven will close this year, workers were informed yesterday.