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Dealing with an industrial workplace spill
No matter your place of work, there is always the risk of being involved in an accident.
Professionals Australia welcomes engineering agenda
For the first time in modern ACT political history, an ACT government has been elected with a comprehensive plan to invest in the key enablers of innovation: the engineering profession. ...
How ‘next shoring’ can speed up your supply chain
Here’s the scenario: you’re an Australia-based footwear manufacturer with a patented design gaining ground in the US market.
How to create an energy efficient factory
There are some obvious, and some not so obvious, issues that affect your factory’s efficiency.
Ford closure - Aus needs to shift gear to high value manufacturing
Ford's official closure signals passing of an era of auto assembly in Australia, but also raises optimism for Australia to build its presence in higher-value segments of manufacturing. ...
October is National Safe Work Month - time to get talking
CEO of Safe Work Australia, Michelle Baxter, has recently launched 2016 National Safe Work Month in a video message that appeals to workers to save lives by having a conversation, ...
Australian PMI®: manufacturing stabilises in September
After a sharp drop in August, the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI®) regained 2.9 points to record a broadly stable 49.8 in ...
Research shows consumers want 'Australian made'
The Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) has welcomed the latest research from Colmar Brunton which reveals 'Australian made' has moved to the third most looked for statement on product ...
Safe Work Au announces evaluation of 644 workplace exposure standards
Safe Work Australia has announced it will evaluate the workplace exposure standards for more than 600 chemicals to ensure worker health and safety in Australia is comparable with ...
Rebounding manufacturers look forward to more profitable 2017
Australia’s manufacturers have rebounded strongly in recent months and are confident of improving profits next year due to rising turnover and a lower Australian dollar, the September ...
Engineers challenge Minister over Skilled Occupation listing
The Government continues to allow companies to source engineers from overseas when thousands of Australian based engineers struggle to find work.
5 Ways Lean Manufacturing Improves Profits
If you know anything about lean manufacturing you’ve probably heard good and bad.
Ai Group leads high-level Industry 4.0 apprenticeship initiative
"Ai Group is embarking on a major collaborative project that could reinvent apprenticeships in Australia."
6 Great Podcasts for Manufacturing Professionals
If you’re not up to speed with podcasts, they’re a great way to stay up to speed with anything and everything while, well, operating at speed.
Roadmap to guide the way to workplace safety: SafeWork NSW
SafeWork NSW recently launched a new work health and safety Roadmap for NSW which sets a number of ambitious targets to reduce the rate of injury, illness and fatalities in NSW ...
Ai Group trade report: Lower dollar a positive but challenges remain
An Ai Group National CEO survey released 15 August 2016 has found that the lower dollar is helping Australian businesses and manufacturers.
Work needed to boost apprenticeship numbers: ACCI
Words are not enough: report highlights vital role apprenticeships play in the modern economy.
Manufacturing people power: full time or labour hire?
With eCommerce and an ever-growing market of impatient customers expecting everything yesterday, manufacturing has never faced more challenges.
Pilbara mine workers back-paid $240,600
A labour-hire company has back-paid 13 workers a total of $240,600 after they did not receive their termination entitlements at a mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
Training Supervisors to Improve Health and Wellbeing of Employees
Mental and stress related disorders such as depression, anxiety and burnout account for a large percentage of all work-related health problems.
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