Mining manufacturer Joy Mining has cut 32 workers from its NSW plant, blaming the recent downturn in industry.
A 23-year-old man was found at 2:45 pm on Saturday, trapped in a cold storage freezer in a Matraville factory, and died yesterday morning.
The Barrett Group has defied pessimism in regional manufacturing and expanded, opening a new facility at Orange, with innovation being cited as a factor in the saddler company’s success.
A new mining equipment manufacturing and service centre for the Hunter Valley is aiding growth in the region.The site will manufacture and service coal mining equipment.
Inverell-based Boss Engineering, a manufacturer of farm equipment, has expansion and improved energy efficiency in its plans for the future.
Pentair Valves & Controls have announced they are opening a new Biffi piston actuator assembly and configuration centre in Nowra, NSW.
The Australian Industry Group has spoken out on the issue of coal seam gas production, arguing for the need to balance a secure gas supply against concerns over environmental impact.
The Australian International Motor Show, scheduled to be held in Melbourne in June, has been cancelled, with a lack of sponsorship support from car makers blamed.
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.
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