Submarine jobs at stake as DCNS backtracks on promises | ManMonthly.com

Future submarine building jobs are at stake in SA, after French company DCNS retracted its statement that 90 per cent of the construction of its next fleet would occur in Australia.Speaking to a Senate committee on Tuesday night, DCNS...

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Production to start at first NT gold mine in a decade | AustralianMining.com

Emmerson Resources, with project partner Evolution Mining, has secured final approvals from the Northern Territory Government to launch production at the Edna Beryl gold operation in the Tennant Creek area.Edna Beryl, the NT’s first new gold mine in more...

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Iluka to reopen South Australian mine, halt Victorian operation } AustralianMining.com

Iluka Resources will restart mining at the Jacinth-Ambrosia zircon mine in the Eucla Basin of South Australia in December, reflecting a lift in market conditions and boosting employment in the region.However, the mineral sands miner also plans to place...

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Digitising the mining industry | AustraliaMining.com

The digitisation of mining has accelerated to a pace not previously seen this year as market sentiment has improved.While the awareness of what can be achieved by developing digital mines and companies has been well known for at least...

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Rise of the machine manufacturer | ManMonthly.com

As the world of manufacturing becomes more integrated, the role of robotics is changing the shape of the factory floor. Steven Impey takes a look at the effect it will have on the Australian workforce.Depending on which literature the...

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Australian manufacturing industry rebounding | ManMonthly.com

Australian manufacturing has seen its biggest employment growth in a decade.According to report Manufacturing: A moment of opportunity, Australian manufacturing jobs have increased by 40,000 in the past year, and productivity has returned to near its pre-financial crisis peak.Indeed,...

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Food and grocery sector driving Australian manufacturing | Manmonthly.com

The food and grocery sector is 30 per cent more valuable to Australian manufacturing than it was 10 years ago, according to new research by consulting firm EY.This is largely a result of Asia’s growing middle class and the...

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Lockheed Martin ‘close’ to multi-billion dollar F-35 deal | ManMonthly.com

Lockheed Martin is reportedly in the final stages of a deal worth more than US$37 billion (A$48.5 billion) to sell a record 440 F-35 fighter jets to a group of 11 nations, including Australia.The sale represents a major shift...

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New waste-to-energy plant for Victoria | ManMonthly.com

In an Australian first of its kind, Yarra Valley Water has constructed a waste to energy facility linked to a sewage treatment plant.The purpose built facility provides an environmentally friendly disposal solution for commercial organic waste. The facility will...

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Renewable jobs market underplayed | ManMonthly.com

Champions of fossil-fuel generation have long complained that job losses have been one of the biggest detriments to the decommissioning of coal-fired power plants, and that renewable energy sources do nothing to help replace those jobs.Not so, according to...

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