March crude steel production figures have highlighted the impact of the Covid-19 across the world, with production for the month down 6 per cent compared to 2019.
By James Riley When President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act as a response to coronavirus in early April it provided a stark acknowledgement of supply-chain gaps not only in the United States, but within the supply chains of its good mate Australia as well. Through a frantic and co-ordinated period of action, both countries…
The COVID-19 crisis has the potential to revive Australia’s manufacturing capabilities and reduce the nation’s reliance on global supply chains, according to leading industry players at the heart of Australia’s defence manufacturing sector.
The Australian Made Campaign has urged all levels of government to adopt a “buy Australian first” approach and to take a “long-term view” in addressing the country’s manufacturing self-sufficiency and economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
We have just witnessed an oil price crash like never before taking prices of West Texas Intermediate into deeply negative territory.
Adelaide’s Axiom Precision Manufacturing has begun producing face shields designed by Defence Science and Technology Group.
A new deal for manufacturing – a strategy to support a new era in Australian manufacturing by Shay Chalmers
Our crowd sourced new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 continues. Here Shay Chalmers writes about what we can do to turn this economic downturn into a manufacturing success story. Research and evidence shows that the current economic downturn could result in the resurgence of local manufacturing – a new era in Australian manufacturing. To…
The ramping up of shipbuilding programs in Adelaide this year is providing an employment lifeline for South Australia as the state’s looks for ways to tackle boost jobs growth post coronavirus.
Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions has earned a $1 million contract to make test equipment required for invasive ventilators under a recently-announced project.
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has released a map and state-by-state breakdown of submissions to its Manufacturer Response Register, launched last month to coordinate a response by the industry to the Covid-19 outbreak.