BlueScope Steel has said it expects the flow-on impact of Toyota’s exit from Australian manufacturing to be minimal.
What lies ahead for Australia’s automotive manufacturing workers at Ford, Holden, and now Toyota?
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.
Holden has said its brand and local manufacturing operations are not for sale.
A New Year has begun and most economists and media are providing their forecasts for 2014.
Toyota has repeated its claim that it will reveal by mid-year if it will continue manufacturing in Australia.
Alcoa’s Port Henry aluminium smelter at Geelong will have a review of its operations handed down in March.
Defence industry figures have expressed concern at the likelihood the federal government will not be able to increase spending in the next two budgets.
According to the popularity of stories on this website throughout the year, our attention was strongly drawn to 3D printing, factory closures and insolvencies, and the occasional bit of lighthearted news. And – no surprise in an election year – Manufacturers’ Monthly readers also came to us for policy news affecting the industry.
The lack of a federal assistance package for those working at the Gove alumina refinery in the Northern Territory is being questioned by locals.