Australia can’t lose in the global race for cheaper, cleaner energy

Australia can’t lose in the global race for cheaper, cleaner energy

Paul Graham, Chief economist, CSIRO energy, CSIRO Despite our sometimes heated national debate about our energy future, Australia is well positioned to benefit from innovative low emission technologies. No matter which avenue we take to cleaner energy, our energy-rich resources means there are opportunities for Australian businesses – and cheaper energy for Australian consumers. That’s […]

Resource employers launch 2017 campaign for workplace relations reform

Australia’s resource employers have launched a 2017 workplace relations campaign focusing on ‘Five Urgent Reforms’, and is first calling on the Turnbull Government to take action on Labor’s excessive and costly union workplace entry laws. “AMMA’s members across the national resource industry are deeply concerned that our parliament appears unable or unwilling to address fundamental […]

Geelong strengthens its carbon fibre industries x2

Two developments in two days have strengthened Geelong’s carbon fibre industries showing the coastal Victorian city is more than capable of giving itself a future after the closure of the city’s Ford stamping and engine plants. CSIRO and Deakin University have patented a new method for making carbon fibre which should be both stronger and […]

Konecranes extends steel industry and advanced technology leadership

Konecranes extends steel industry and advanced technology leadership

In the picture:Konecranes staff at the 2016 Steel Convention. From left to right, Daniel McCarney (Operations Manager), Peter Monaghan (National Industrial Equipment Sales Manager), James Dowe (Managing Director, Australia, New Zealand and Philippines) and Steve Gagnuss (Head of APAC Region). Global crane manufacturer and service leader Konecranes is extending its technology and leadership involvement in […]

Sundance Energy Australia’s Borrowing Base $67 Million

DENVER – Sundance Energy Australia Limited (ASX:SEA) (“Sundance” or the “Company”), a U.S. onshore oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Eagle Ford and Greater Anadarko Basin, is pleased to announce the completion of its second quarter 2016 borrowing base redetermination. The borrowing base under its Revolving Credit Facility with Morgan Stanley […]

Company tax reform a boost for Australia’s resource industry

Statement by AMMA Chief Executive Steve Knott Australia’s resource industry welcomes the Turnbull Government laying out a roadmap to bring Australia’s company tax rate into line with the OECD average. While immediate support for small and medium businesses will provide junior miners, explorers and suppliers to the resource industry with welcome tax relief, the 10-year […]

Rockwell Automation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

Rockwell Automation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cR23lO4xvghttp:// • Fourth quarter sales down 10 per cent year over year; down 2 per cent organically • Fourth quarter Adjusted EPS of US$1.57; diluted EPS of US$1.50 • Full year Adjusted EPS of US$6.40, up 4 per cent despite 5 per cent lower sales; diluted EPS of $6.09 • Record fiscal year free cash […]

New round of funding for Australian member–based business organisations targeting Asia

New round of funding for Australian member–based business organisations targeting Asia

Austrade is seeking Expressions of Interest from Australian member–based business organisations for the 2014 Asian Business Engagement (ABE) Plan grant round. The ABE Plan was established by the Australian Government to assist member-based business organisations harness the opportunities emerging in Asia. It is focused on facilitating new initiatives to improve Australian business links into the region through […]

ByRay Australia changes name

ByRay Australia, a provider of cutting tools, plasma consumables and lubrication systems, announced has changed its name to TruCut Solutions. The name change is intended to more accurately reflect the company’s business focus, operations and long-term goals. “We specialise in providing high-quality cutting consumables and technical support to profile cutting and machining industries,” says company […]

Qantas cuts 5000 jobs

Qantas cuts 5000 jobs

Qantas Airways will cut 5000 jobs as it moves to speed up its $2 billion cost cutting plan. The cuts,to made over a three year period, will involve the loss of 1500 management and non-operational roles and comes as the carrier booked a $252 million underlying loss for the six months to December 31. Qantas […]