Steel building product manufacturer Metroll will move in to Bohle Industrial Estate, in Townsville. Metroll supplies steel products to the building and construction sector, and has committed to manufacturing in the region. According to Member for Townsville, Scott Stewart, the move to the Bohle Industrial Estate allows for an expansion of the company’s manufacturing capabilities. … Continue reading Steel manufacturer expands Queensland base
Australian steel manufacturer Bisalloy has announced a 56 per cent increase in sales this year, its best for defence exports in over a decade. The company is Australia’s only manufacturer of high-tensile and abrasion-resistant quenched and tempered steel plate used for armour, structural and wear-resistant steel applications. Based in Unanderra, NSW, Bisalloy exports its products … Continue reading Bisalloy Steels announces best export results in 10 years
DSI Underground Australia, a manufacturer of strata reinforcement and ground support products, has entered an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of privately owned Fero Group steel manufacturing company. Employing 300 people, DSI Underground Australia supplies reinforcement and support products that are essential to safety and efficiency in the underground mining, infrastructure and construction sectors. Fero Group is a … Continue reading DSI Underground Australia announces acquisition of Fero Group
Perth technology developer Hazer Group has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a metals manufacturer to investigate commercial opportunities for the steel industry. Under the agreement, both Hazer and Primetals Technologies Austria will develop a joint roadmap to see whether hydrogen produced using the Hazer Process can increase the energy efficiency and reduce the … Continue reading WA manufacturing agreement to enhance steel production
Bluescope shares experienced a fall of more than eight per cent yesterday, despite the steelmaker posting a strong increase in first half profit.
Australian steelmaker, Bluescope has lifted net profit after tax for the first half of 2015 to $92.7m and announced dividend payments for shareholders.
The joint venture between Australia’s BlueScope Steel and India’s Tata Steel shows the way forward for Australian manufacturers to find new markets.
Finnish hard metal manufacturer Rautaruukki Oy and Swedish steel maker SSAB AB have announced plans to merge.
RPG Group, a major manufacturer of large steel structures, is doing away with 154 jobs.
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has warned importing 120 turbine towers for two major wind farm projects could risk 500 skilled manufacturing jobs.