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Visitors from China outspend all others in Australia
24 Sep 2013
Visitors from China spent US$4.2 billion in 2012 in Australia, more than travellers from any other country, according to Tourism Australia’s China Market Profile.
Agilent opens A$25m technology centre in Melbourne innovation precinct
19 Sep 2013
US-based Agilent Technologies has opened a A$25 million Spectroscopy Technology Innovation Centre in Melbourne to shorten the time to market for its scientific measurement technology that was originally developed in Australia and has become an indust ...
NSW economy to benefit from civil construction boost: BIS Shrapnel
17 Sep 2013
The New South Wales (NSW) economy will grow over the next three years on the back of rising construction activity, including a raft of large public infrastructure projects, according to a report by economic forecaster BIS Shrapnel.
Brooks Brothers, Oroton in joint venture
16 Sep 2013
Brooks Brothers has formed a joint venture with Australian luxury consumer goods company OrotonGroup to develop the iconic American clothing retailer’s brand in Australia and New Zealand.
Germany’s Fuchs opens A$4.5m warehouse in Australia to aid Asian expansion
11 Sep 2013
The Australian arm of Germany’s Fuchs Petrolub has opened a A$4.5 million warehouse in Melbourne as part of its push to expand into South-East Asia and lead the region’s industrial lubricant research and development (R&D).
German-Australian collaboration results in next-generation carbon saw
10 Sep 2013
Scientists from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have developed a diamond-coated yarn that could reduce costs in the solar and semiconductor ...
BHP, Santos to develop resources innovation centre in Adelaide
5 Sep 2013
Australian oil and gas giants BHP Billiton and Santos will partner with the South Australian Government to develop a new mining and petroleum innovation centre in Adelaide, and Santos will move its training facilities there.
Chinese investor expands Australian tourism portfolio
26 Aug 2013
Dr Benny Wu, the owner of Hong Kong-based Chang Yuang Group, has added to his hotel portfolio in Australia with his latest acquisition in tropical far north Queensland.
India’s Persistent Systems to open Asia-Pacific headquarters in Australia
23 Aug 2013
Indian-based software company Persistent Systems will open its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Australia, adding to the nation’s reputation as an IT services leader.
Geraldton’s regional hub targets get boost from IBM cloud data centre contract
21 Aug 2013
US technology icon IBM and Australian business solutions provider Market Creations have agreed to design and build the first cloud-enabled data centre in Geraldton, Western Australia to help the city become energy efficient and enhance its economic c ...

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