The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce has put forward a plan which it claims will generate 500 car industry jobs.
Toyota Material Handling has been fined almost $50,000 for pressuring three workers to sign workplace contracts.
Modular carpet maker Interface Australia has rebuilt following the July 2012 fire that destroyed its Picton factory, opening a premises in Minto, south-west of Sydney.
Geelong is preparing for the impact of the Alcoa Point Henry smelter’s closure.
A current and a former Victorian premier have backed Geelong’s ability to bounce back, following yesterday’s Point Henry Alcoa smelter announcement.
The carbon tax has not been given by Alcoa as a reason it chose to close down its Point Henry aluminium smelter.
Speculation about the future of the Point Henry Alcoa smelter in Geelong has ended this morning, with news that the 50-year-old site will close in August.
BlueScope Steel has said it expects the flow-on impact of Toyota’s exit from Australian manufacturing to be minimal.
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This morning 64 employees at the Warnervale Bluetongue Brewery site were told the site will be closed down by the end of the year.
Goodman Fielder has denied a formal bid has been made for its Hamilton meat business as 125 jobs at the facility remain in jeopardy.
New Zealand-listed electronics manufacturer Rakon has announced that it will shut its Lincoln, England factory, shedding nearly 90 jobs.
General Motors executives have spoken regarding the decision to end Holden’s manufacturing operations in Australia.
The group trying to rescue the Gladstone Steel Project near Mount Larson in Queensland has until 3 pm on Friday to find an extra $30,000 and lodge papers.
The wrong response to Holden’s factory closures in 2017 could tip South Australia into recession, warned the state’s top economic adviser.
Manufacturing Australia has said that the transition to exports from large-scale LNG developments on the east coast could be “devastating” for industry.
General Motors Holden’s decision to pull the pin on its Melbourne manufacturing plant spurred renewed
debate around government-subsidised industry sectors.
The Australian Workers Union expressed fears over the weekend that Alcoa may shut its Point Henry refinery sooner rather than later.
Trade minister Andrew Robb and others within the federal government are showing their opposition to industry assistance.
Alcoa has reportedly given up trying to secure subsidies from the Victorian or federal governments.