Queensland industry shines in Covid fight

While manufacturers nationwide have rallied to fight Covid-19 the Queensland government has gone on the front foot with its support for the manufacturing sector. The government launched its very public #MakingItForQLD campaign to support the fight against COVID-19, with daily manufacturing highlights. We have had regular media releases from the federal government but no state…

BlueScope operations hit by ‘extremely serious’ cyber attack

BlueScope Steel’s Australian and international operations have been hit by a cyber attack, the company confirmed today. Its US North Star and New Zealand businesses are continuing largely unaffected with only minor disruptions. However manufacturing and sales operations in Australia have been disrupted with some manufacturing processes paused. Local steel despatches are continuing using some…