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Investment flows into Queensland resources sector
14 Jun 2017
Investment is flowing into the Queensland resources sector; two new major project developments have recently been announced for the state.
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More than A$2 billion in renewable energy investment over past three months
13 Jun 2017
More than A$2 billion has been invested in renewable energy projects in Australia within the past three months, totalling an unprecedented A$7.4 billion financial commitment, the Australian Clean Ener ...
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IBM opens fourth data centre in Australia
12 Jun 2017
IBM has opened a fourth data centre in Sydney to meet increased demand for Bluemix, its locally-hosted cloud service, and Watson, its artificially intelligent cognitive computing platform.
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Indonesian bank to establish Australian operations
9 Jun 2017
Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) – the fourth largest bank in Indonesia with assets of over A$40 billion – is to establish Australian headquarters in Melbourne.
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TCS sets up new Innovation Lab in Australia
2 Jun 2017
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a division of India’s Tata Group, will open a TCS Innovation Lab in Australia, creating new jobs for Australians.
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Kingspan opens new insulation manufacturing facility
1 Jun 2017
Kingspan Australia, a division of Ireland-based Kingspan Group, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Somerton, Victoria.
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Microsoft creates 120 new jobs at Asia sales centre in Sydney
31 May 2017
Microsoft has selected Sydney as one of four global Inside Sales Centres, creating 120 new digital seller roles.
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Boeing’s new Adelaide office to create 250 jobs
29 May 2017
Boeing Defence Australia,a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has signed a partnership agreement with the South Australian Government to open a new office in the state.
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Chinese delegation takes the pulse of Aussie medtech
26 May 2017
In a first for the Australian Government, Austrade and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) worked with Australian companies and research groups to showcase investment opportuniti ...
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Global finance and manufacturing giants invest in Australian agribusiness
17 May 2017
The Yield, a global agricultural technology (agtech) startup based in Tasmania, has attracted A$6.5 million in Series A investments from Bosch, KPMG and AgFunder to develop its aquaculture and microcl ...
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Danish company to open fish-feed factory to supply Australia’s growing aquaculture sector
11 May 2017
BioMar Group, a Danish manufacturer and distributor of commercial fish-feed, is establishing a greenfield factory in Australia to support the local aquaculture sector.
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New resources and energy investment specialist joins Austrade
10 May 2017
David Grabau has joined the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) to help attract foreign investment into the Australian resources and energy sector.
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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries invests in Adelaide University research partnership
9 May 2017
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), part of Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Group, has signed a collaborative research contract with the University of Adelaide.
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Japanese university to open first offshore campus in Australia
5 May 2017
Nihon University is opening its first campus outside of Japan in Newcastle, New South Wales.
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Shanghai Zhongfu and CSIRO partner on cotton trials in northern Australia
2 May 2017
Kimberley Agricultural Investment (KAI), a subsidiary of Chinese company Shanghai Zhongfu, is working with CSIRO to trial a new genetically modified cotton variety in northern Australia.
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Shell to create 350 new jobs in Queensland coal seam gas projects
28 Apr 2017
Shell Australia’s QGC joint venture has announced plans to drill up to 161 additional natural gas wells in Queensland.
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Singaporean investment company and Starwood Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts sign hotel management agreement
26 Apr 2017
The Four Points by Sheraton, Melbourne Docklands hotel has opened in the new Marina Tower development at Melbourne’s Docklands. The Marina Tower development is a three-tower mixed-use site owned by Hi ...
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Israeli cyber security and defence training company to open Australian HQ
24 Apr 2017
Israeli cyber security company CyberGym is relocating its global headquarters to Melbourne, generating 60 new full-time jobs over the next three years.
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UK autonomous vehicle designer establishes Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia
19 Apr 2017
RDM Group, a designer and manufacturer of autonomous vehicles, is establishing its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Adelaide’s Tonsley innovation district.
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A$380 million invested in Australia’s largest single solar project financing deal
18 Apr 2017
German group Wirsol and Australian renewable energy developer Edify Energy have completed Australia’s largest single solar project financing to build and operate three new solar farms.
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