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Lockheed Martin to establish Asia-Pacific ICT Engineering Hub in Australia
16 Oct 2014
American global security and aerospace company, Lockheed Martin, is establishing an Asia-Pacific Information Communications Technology (ICT) engineering hub in partnership with the Victorian Government.
Investors gather for international mining and resources conference
15 Oct 2014
Potential investors have benefited from the inaugural International Mining and Resources conference to explore Australia’s potential as a mining and resource investment destination.
Agriculture conference highlights innovation in the Asian Century
13 Oct 2014
Export and innovation opportunities for Australia’s agribusiness sector were a focus of last week’s Ag in the Asian Century conference held in Toowoomba, Queensland. The Australian Trade Commission’s (Austrade) General Manager for East Asia Growth Ma ...
Eight Australian universities in top 200 global rankings
13 Oct 2014
Eight Australian universities have been recognised in the top 200 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015. The University of Melbourne was Australia’s highest ranked university for another year running coming in 33rd place ...
Australia to build Southern Hemisphere’s largest experimental aquaculture facility
3 Oct 2014
Dutch fish food manufacturer Skretting is helping to fund a A$6 million experimental aquaculture facility, to be built by the University of Tasmania on the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies campus at Taroona, on Tasmania’s east coast.
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 ...

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