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Germany’s Knorr-Bremse opens A$38.5m plant in Australia
18 Dec 2013
Heavy vehicle brakes manufacturer Knorr-Bremse has opened an expansive, state-of-the-art facility in Australia on the back of robust revenue growth across the state of New South Wales (NSW) and elsewhere across the country.
Australia’s infrastructure plans signal opportunity for Western European pension funds
11 Dec 2013
Australia’s significant greenfield infrastructure pipeline and brownfield public asset sales are creating a compelling investment alternative for pension funds in Western Europe seeking stable cashflow and higher yields, according to the Australian T ...
Italy’s Ferrero to invest in A$70m hazelnut farm in Australia
10 Dec 2013
Italy’s Ferrero Group has announced a $70 million hazelnut project in Australia through a local subsidiary, Agri Australis, highlighting Australia’s strength in the agribusiness sector.
India’s Infosys expands in Australia to support robust growth
10 Dec 2013
IT services firm Infosys has opened a new office in Sydney, underpinning its robust growth in the state of New South Wales (NSW) and throughout Australia.
Microsoft, University of Melbourne in world-first research centre
9 Dec 2013
Underscoring Australia’s reputation for collaboration between government, academia and business, software giant Microsoft has partnered with the University of Melbourne and the State of Victoria in a research centre devoted to bringing new social int ...
Family-run McLaren Vale winery gets $30m boost from Chinese investment
3 Dec 2013
A partnership between Australia’s Gemtree Vineyards and China’s Sichuan Taifeng Group has tripled production at the family-run winery in the heart of South Australia’s McLaren Vale region.
Foreign investment central to economic prosperity
2 Dec 2013
Senior investment commissioners from the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) have met with Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb to discuss ways of increasing foreign investment into Australia.
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.
Germany’s SAP, University of Queensland in R&D partnership
28 Nov 2013
German software company SAP will partner with the University of Queensland (UQ) on research aimed at developing safer, cheaper, more productive transport systems.
Australian Government earmarks A$522m to fund new ARC projects
20 Nov 2013
The Australian Government has earmarked A$522 million to assist nearly 1200 new research projects funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC).

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