Faulty product? What are consumer rights?

@AuManufacturing’s recent feature on shoddy imports has cast light on Australian Consumer Law. Here we explain consumer rights when faced with minor and major faults. By Helen Hull New data just released reveals people are increasingly contacting the ACCC about issues with faulty products and services. In 2018, the ACCC received nearly 34,000 contacts about…

Lithium supply chain matures

Albemarle Corporation has begun earthworks on the company’s Kemerton lithium hydroxide (LiOH) conversion plant, deepening Australia’s burgeoning lithium products industry. The plant, at the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area, in Western Australia, will have an initial capacity of 60,000 metric tons of lithium hydroxide (LiOH) when commissioned in 2021. Eric Norris, Albemarle President, Lithium said in…

Merry Australian Made Christmas

Merry Australian Made Christmas to all at the Australian Manufacturing Forum and @AuManufacturing news. It has been a hectic seven weeks since we launched the @AuManufacturing news site so we are taking a break. See you in January with more good news stories, Forum member profiles and member viewpoints, and analysis and commentary by our…