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UK company invests in Australian renewable energy sector
15 Aug 2015
Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a subsidiary of the UK-based company, Sir Robert McAlpine Enterprises, has invested A$450 million in a wind farm in Ararat in south-western Victoria. The project is a p ...
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China’s Juye Solar invests a further A$6 million in RayGen
24 Apr 2015
Chinese solar energy company Juye Solar has made a new investment of A$6 million in Australian technology leader RayGen Resources, which has developed the world’s first concentrated solar photovoltaic ...
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Canada's strong and growing investment ties with Australia
14 Apr 2015
Canada continues to be an important investor in Australia, especially in the financing and construction of infrastructure, resources and energy, and agribusiness, according to Australia’s Trade and In ...
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Asia’s growth key to Australia remaining a mining power
10 Apr 2015
Longer-term demand for Australian resources and energy will remain strong because of the rising middle class in the Asia Pacific, according to Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb.
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UK’s Tracerco opens new reservoir analysis lab in Western Australia
2 Apr 2015
British industrial technology specialist Tracerco (part of FTSE 100 Johnson Matthey Group) has opened new laboratory facilities in Perth, Western Australia, to provide reservoir tracing services to cu ...
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Two Industry Growth Centre Chairs announced
26 Mar 2015
The Australian Government has appointed the Chairs of its remaining two industry growth centres, responsible for Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals, and Oil, Gas and Energy Resources.
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Industry Growth Centres to help build Australia’s global links
10 Mar 2015
The Australian Government is moving ahead with its A$188.5 million Industry Growth Centre initiative, announcing the appointment of a panel of highly-experienced and internationally regarded business ...
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New investment specialist joins Austrade focused on resources and energy
6 Mar 2015
Tony Eyres, an investment specialist with a strong background in global capital markets, has joined the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) to help attract foreign investment into the Australian re ...
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World-class pre-competitive geoscience data
5 Mar 2015
Resources and energy companies can now access the most comprehensive geoscience data on Australia to date to assist in their investment and exploration activities.
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Energy majors support new Australian training centre for oil and gas industry
3 Mar 2015
Santos, Beach Energy and Senex Energy have partnered with the South Australian Government to establish a new purpose-built training centre for the onshore oil and gas industry.
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Neoen makes Canberra its Asia-Pacific wind farm headquarters
23 Feb 2015
French renewable energy firm Neoen will boost its investment in wind power in Australia following its success in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government’s first wind energy reverse auction.
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Air Liquide invests in Port Pirie smelter redevelopment
20 Feb 2015
The latest environmental technology developed by French industrial gas company, Air Liquide, will be part of a multi-metal recovery and refining facility being built to replace the 120-year-old lead s ...
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Indian investors look to Australia for energy security and innovation
30 Jan 2015
The largest ever Australian trade and investment mission to India, with 450 delegates, highlighted investment opportunities in Australia’s resources and energy sector and in advanced manufacturing, te ...
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US energy giant expands investment in South Australian gas
14 Jan 2015
US energy services company Halliburton has officially opened a new base in Regency Park, South Australia, to service customers in the state’s expanding gas sector.
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China’s Landbridge makes a strategic A$200m investment in Australian gas
4 Nov 2014
China’s Landbridge Group, a privately-owned company from Shandong Province, has invested A$200 million in Australia’s oil and gas sector through its acquisition of Brisbane-based WestSide Corporation.
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Gas pipeline to connect Australia’s north with east coast markets
31 Oct 2014
The Northern Territory Government is working with the Australian Government to secure private investment in a pipeline that will connect gas supplies from the Territory to eastern Australian states.
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Fuchs expands Australian operations to target growth opportunities
30 May 2014
German lubricant manufacturer Fuchs Lubricants will build a new manufacturing facility in Australia to increase production capacity, cater to the Australian mining industry, and prepare for growth in ...
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Australian Government injects $25 million into nano-material research
23 Jan 2014
New advances in research on the use of smart nano-materials in biotech and clean energy will be made possible by a $25 million funding boost from the Australian Government.
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Schlumberger opens oil and gas R&D lab in Australia
29 Nov 2013
US-based Schlumberger has opened a laboratory in Australia to analyse unconventional and conventional plays in the resource-rich nation’s oil and gas industry.
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Adams Valves chooses Australia for Asia-Pacific expansion
13 Nov 2013
Valve-maker Adams Armaturen has selected Australia as the location of its first Asia-Pacific facility, strengthening Australia’s reputation for resources supply chain investment and capabilities.
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