14 workers have been made redundant at Austral Masonry in Port Kembla.
Orica and the Environmental Protection Agency are investigating an ammonia leak that occurred at Orica’s Kooragang Island ammonia plant yesterday at approximately 1:15 pm.
CSR announced yesterday that it would cut 150 jobs at Viridian, its poorly-performing glass division, due to a challenging environment for building products manufacturers.
CSR’s loss-making Viridian subsidiary will lose 150 jobs and have two of its factories shut, the company announced this morning.
Wollongong, NSW-based Leussink Engineering has teamed up with German precision flat bearing company Corts Engineering to refurbish AcelorMittal steel mills in Kazakhstan.
A push is underway to establish Hunter as a Defence Force hub.
The AMWU has met Electrolux’s Orange plant’s management and said that the union will be following a six-month review closely.
The Australian headquarters of Swiss-based Endress + Hauser have moved to Macquarie Park, NSW.
A Cardiff industrial estate has gone up in flames, forcing residents to evacuate and bringing passenger train services to a standstill.
Mining conveyor and materials handling company Nepean Conveyors will open a new factory in the Illawarra region. The facility is expected to create around 55 new jobs.
NSW Opposition leader John Robertson has called on the Government to hold another debate on the recent changes to Workers Compensation law. One controversial change is the cuts to compensation payments to public service staff who sustain injuries on their way to and from work.
Robatech, Fallsdell, Proseal Australia and Result Packaging are some of the companies heading to Sydney for AUSPACK PLUS 2013.
Around 150 workers from the Bucyrus mining machinery plant in Beresfield have been locked out of the factory following a breakdown in pay negotiations.
Quickstep Holdings has secured its second Long Term Agreement (LTA) with Northrop Grumman to manufacture parts for the international F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, allowing the company to manufacture more complex parts for the aircrafts.
Quickstep Holdings has opened what it claims is the most advanced independent aerospace composites manufacturing facility in the southern hemisphere, in Bankstown, for the manufacture of advanced carbon fibre composites.
Australia’s manufacturing union is reeling at Fairfax’s decision to close two of its newspaper printing presses, claiming workers at the site shouldn’t be punished for the media giant’s “bad decisions”.
Forward-thinking manufacturers flocking to Albury City’s new 450-hectare industrial precinct have set the bar high for new tenants in the area, making sustainability a focus point for plant design.
Deb Group has announced plans to build a $15 million manufacturing facility at Moorebank Business Park in south-west Sydney. The new facility will service the Australian and Southeast Asian markets.
An Australian defence industry manufacturer has made major contributions to the development of commercialised tidal power generation.
With the manufacturing industry struggling and the mining sector continuing to thrive, factory workers in the coal mining community of Muswellbrook, NSW have managed to capitalise on the boom.