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What Makes a Good Sustainable Procurement Policy?
Green
Tuesday October 24 2017

What Makes a Good Sustainable Procurement Policy?

The recently-launched ISO 20400 standard, Sustainable Procurement – Guidance, is a powerful new tool for all involved in the business of procurement.

Why Energy Costs Are a Bigger Risk to Jobs than Households
Energy
Thursday August 24 2017

Why Energy Costs Are a Bigger Risk to Jobs than Households

The general media have recently latched on to the issue of rising energy costs and their impacts on household budgets.

Australia’s Labour Hire Industry Faces Challenges
Business
Friday July 28 2017

Australia’s Labour Hire Industry Faces Challenges

Australia’s labour hire industry fulfills a crucial need in the marketplace, linking willing workers with firms that need them. According to the the Australian Bureau of Statistics,...

Gupta Plans Huge Steel Expansion
Business
Wednesday July 19 2017

Gupta Plans Huge Steel Expansion

The "sky is the limit" for Arrium's Whyalla Steelworks with the plant having the long-term potential to expand its capacity 10-fold, British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta says.

Brits Buy Failing Arrium Steel
Business
Friday July 7 2017

Brits Buy Failing Arrium Steel

A British led consortium has gobbled up failing Australian steel maker Arrium after beating out a Korean consortium which had previously been identified as the preferred...

Australian-made is Better, Except When…
Business
Tuesday November 15 2016

Australian-made is Better, Except When…

Australian-made is better, most people in Australia are likely to say.

Arrium Sold for $1.6 billion
Business
Tuesday November 8 2016

Arrium Sold for $1.6 billion

Moly-Cop - the world's largest supplier of grinding media used in mining and construction - will be acquired by US private equity firm American Industrial Partners...

Telling the Life Story of Our Manufactured Products
Business
Wednesday October 26 2016

Telling the Life Story of Our Manufactured Products

To ensure any good or material we use is up to standard, we need to look at its life story from manufacture to consumption. Imagine,...