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Australian dairy attracts Chinese interest
30 Sep 2014
The creation of a $3 billion agricultural investment fund by two Chinese multinationals capped an exciting week for Australia’s dairy industry, centred on Dairy Australia’s inaugural Dairy Farm Investment Forum at Melbourne’s Federation Square.
Capgemini opens new lab to enhance digital innovation in Australia
22 Sep 2014
French multinational Capgemini has opened a global delivery centre and social, mobile, analytics, cloud (SMAC) lab in Australia designed to accelerate Australian businesses’ transition to the use of digital technologies.
DB Schenker opens its largest logistics centre in Australia
17 Sep 2014
German company DB Schenker has opened its second supply chain and warehouse facility in Queensland, its largest in Australia. DB Schenker, operating as Schenker Australia, plans to spend more than A$40 million on the Ipswich site over the next decade ...
Taiwan’s Synnex invests in Australian logistics centre
12 Sep 2014
Taiwanese based ICT distribution firm, Synnex, has opened a A$45 million automated logistics centre, which will handle thousands of products per day.
Swiss company Clariant sets up new chemical plant in Australia
4 Sep 2014
Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant is constructing a new masterbatches plant in Australia as part of its plan to expand its Asia-Pacific business. The plant is expected to start operating in late 2014. It will produce a full range of customi ...
China’s Wanda Group to develop first five-star beachfront hotel in Surfers Paradise
3 Sep 2014
Dalian Wanda Group, China’s largest five-star hotel owner, is investing US$900 million in a three-tower, five-star hotel and serviced apartment complex in Surfers Paradise on Australia’s popular Gold Coast.
UK-based data operator Global Switch opens second centre in Australia
2 Sep 2014
Data centre owner and operator Global Switch has launched the first stage of a new data centre in Australia, part of the UK-based company’s £1 billion (A$1.8 billion) global expansion plan. The new data centre, Sydney East, is Global Switch’s second ...
University of Melbourne advances to top 50 spot in ARWU global ranking
1 Sep 2014
For the first time an Australian university has appeared in the world’s top 50 in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The University of Melbourne, Australia’s top ranked university in the ARWU, is placed 44th – up 10 from last y ...
How UK digital agency Precedent grew in the Australian market
27 Aug 2014
UK digital agency Precedent has found success in the Australian market and is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region. Since establishing an Australian presence in 2009, Precedent has set up offices in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney which between them e ...
US company Unitrends buys Australian cloud disaster-recovery software
21 Aug 2014
Data protection company Unitrends has purchased cloud disaster-recovery technology developed by National ICT Australia (NICTA) start-up Yuruware.

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