Can Technology Save Aussie Manufacturing?
If man is to conquer Mars or any other planet, we will need buildings and structures to protect from extreme temperatures, radiation and micrometeorites.
Building Product Manufacturers Facing Massive Energy Cost Pressures
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
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
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
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
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…
Australian-made is better, most people in Australia are likely to say.
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,...