A fire which broke out in a factory plant at Carole Park in Brisbane’s southwest on Monday night caused extensive damage to the property.
A poor crop estimate for this year and low sugar prices has contributed to Mackay Sugar axing 35 staff positions.
More than 80 workers in Queensland’s clothing manufacturing industry have received back-pay totalling $50,500.
Locals are concerned about the future after job losses at Builyan and Theodore sawmills.
Manufacturing Skills Queensland today announced that nominations are open for the 2013 Manufacturing Skills Awards, to be held in Brisbane on May 30.
James Cook University and MBD Energy have been collaborating on bio-manufacturing techniques that can make algae both a feedstock for prawns and an industrial waste treatment solution.
Administrators for Queensland-manufacturer PPI Corporation have restarted production at the company’s Brisbane facility, with 40 employees returning to work on site.
Nearly 300 workers have been laid off at pipe manufacturer PPI Corp, which collapsed yesterday.
US-based mining services company Esco Corporation shut its Northgate, Queensland foundry first thing this morning.
Queensland Fire and Rescue Service workers are at the site of a fire at a former kangaroo leather tannery in Narangba, 34 km north of Brisbane’s CBD.
A tonne of glass fell on a worker in Queensland, leaving him with serious injuries.
Kitchen manufacturer Australian Kitchen Industries (AKI) has entered into voluntary administration, announced administrator HLB Man Judd.
A new program to encourage women into the welding trade has kicked off in Queensland.
A group of talented international students are reaping the benefits of studying at SkillsTech Australia after recently graduating from the Salisbury Training Centre with Engineering qualifications.
While Queensland is riding the resources boom, the manufacturing industry remains a key component of the state’s GDP, as delegates at a recent QMI Solutions conference discussed.
Is the surfboard industry yet another victim of the high Australian dollar?
With Swire Cold Storage’s Cannon Hill operation handling over 30,000 boxes of chilled product every day, it is not surprising that the site’s vast conveyor system plays a key role in the company’s temperature controlled warehousing and distribution operations.
The manufacturing sector is vital to the Queensland economy as it underpins the resources boom and major infrastructure program supporting the growth of the mining and gas sectors.
A 20-year veteran of the medical device industry, Barry Thomas of Australia’s Cook Medical, has been awarded a 2012 Australian Export Hero Award.
The recent OHS Strategy Summit on the Gold Coast highlighted a number of concerns regarding the now in force national OHS harmonisation laws; probably the most significant reform to OHS legislation in the past 30 years.