Five of Brickworks US plants forced to close in virus fallout

Five of the 12 brick making plants operated by Brickworks in the United States are to close immediately as fallout spreads from the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The Sydney company announced today that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf had ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in the state to close their physical locations to slow the spread of Covid-19.…

Government releases defence sales catalogue

The federal government’s efforts to boost defence exports seems to be working to increase the pool of local defence exporters. Defence industry minister, Melissa Price released the fourth edition of the government’s Australian Military Sales Catalogue, which lists a growing number of exporters. The 2020 Catalogue showcases 170 Australian businesses – a 49 per cent…