Germany’s Fuchs Group has announced that it will acquire Nulon Products Australia, and intends to keep both local production and all 65 roles at the Australian maker of automotive lubricants..
The federal government has signed the Submarine Design Contract with France’s Naval Group for the Attack Class submarines, following the recent signing of the project’s Strategic Partnering Agreement.
Final trials of listening devices that monitor the health of wind turbines and use satellite communication to transmit data will take place in the coming months ahead of a commercial launch mid year.
On March 2, SpaceX plans to launch its first test of an unmanned Dragon vehicle which is designed to carry humans into low Earth orbit and to the International Space Station. If the test is successful, later this year, SpaceX plans to launch American astronauts from United States soil for the first time since 2011.
The Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) has appointed Ivan Imparato as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a move the organisation says is in service of its strategy to bring professionalisation to the supply chain domain.
Exports to Asian brewers and domestic sales to the booming craft beer industry are helping Coopers new malting plant in South Australia exceed expectations and reach 90 per cent capacity in just its second year.
“Production, sales, exports and employment all gained ground” – best result for manufacturing in five months
The Australian Industry Group Performance of Manufacturing Index has recorded its best result since October, with February’s PMI coming in at 54, an increase of 1.5 from January.
This time it really is over. Airbus chief executive, Tom Enders, recently announced the end of the A380, the largest commercial aircraft ever built. Despite reported investments of more than €14 billion, this iconic European project has not been as successful as was originally hoped.
For a rather small, specialised company such as Levett Engineering to be awarded Exporter of the Year at the Business SA 2018 Export Awards speaks volumes about the quality of work this aircraft component manufacturer delivers.
Coffs Harbour firm W.E. Smith Engineering is liquidating its assets, and an unreserved auction for over 2,000 pieces of equipment will be held the morning of February 28.