Industry and community members have until 30 March to comment on proposed measures to reduce risks of common chemicals getting into the wrong hands and being used to make homemade bombs.
The National Safety Council of Australia will hold an update on the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 in Canberra on 1 March.
Amcor’s proposal to takeover rival packaging company Aperio could come at the cost of “hundreds of Australian jobs”, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has warned the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
A number of major process automation manufacturers have shown their support for the WirelessHART wireless plant communication standard, by joining the HART Communication Foundation at a recent global conference.
Air audits can provide an important means of establishing the efficiency of systems, however no Australian Standard currently exists for the conduct of audits.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating an uncontained engine failure on a Qantas A380, which cut out over Bantam Island, Indonesia, on 4 November 2010.
With reports of manufacturers closing down or culling staff all too common this past year, it is pleasing to hear of one Bendigo-based family company that is ramping-up for global success this year.
A Chinese-made car has been named one of the shonkiest products available in Australia, due to its roofracks that come with a warning: ‘Do not use’.
Yesterday’s decision by the House of Representatives to pass the price on pollution package will provide certainty for Australian workers and business, according to the ACTU.
The country’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturer, Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL), has been accused of a string of bad manufacturing practices, including under-par laboratory safety and ignoring ‘dark particles’ forming in its swine flu vaccines.
A survey released yesterday points to the high and still rising cost of complying with regulation for Australian manufacturing businesses.