The Australian dollar’s decline – reaching 67.5 US cents yesterday and its lowest level in a decade – has been welcomed by Australian Grape and Wine.
In a first for Victoria, 200 recycled plastic sleepers have been installed for use by the state’s regional V/Line trains.
Swinburne University of Technology’s Industry 4.0 Initiative has been recognised at the 14th Australian Business Awards.
The Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index released this morning shows the industry returning to overall expansion, but highlights a widening gap in performance between growing and other sectors within Australian manufacturing.
Calix (ASX:CXL) has announced that a project in Belgium trialling its carbon capture technology has completed preliminary test runs, and that this was successfully demonstrated on cement and lime meal.
The state’s largest gas distributor, Jemena, has announced the purchase of NSW’s first electrolyser, which will create hydrogen for a five-year trial to introduce hydrogen to the gas grid.
Federal industry minister Karen Andrews will meet with senior manufacturing industry leaders in Canberra today to discuss the future of the sector a decade from now.
A $855,000 Workplace Training Innovation Fund grant was announced today at casting company A.W Bell, supporting a project with the Chisholm Institute “to develop an Australian-first training course in investment casting and defence manufacturing.”
Water filtration technology company Star Water Solutions plans to increase its workforce through at least 10 full-time and two part-time roles over three years as it expands internationally.
Australian Paper Recovery has launched a new sorting facility at Truganina, which has an annual capacity of 39,000 tonnes of paper and will create six new jobs.