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Senator Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Industry.
Editorial
21/08/14 - Forget incongruous comments from bankers about the death of car making. Australia needs to decide how to nurture manufacturing into the future.
Brambles FY profit up 5pc
Editorial
20/08/14 - Brambles Ltd has reported a five per cent rise in full-year net profit, as the result of new business in its pallets division.
Ansell profit falls by 70%
Editorial
18/08/14 - Protective clothing and condom maker Ansell has posted a 70 per cent fall in full-year net profit, following pre-flagged restructuring costs.
NZ manufacturing growth eases up
Editorial
15/08/14 - The New Zealand manufacturing sector continued to expand in July, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, according to a key index.
ANZ chief Mike Smith.
Editorial
14/08/14 - The death of Australian car manufacturing was part of the nation’s adaptation to the economy of the 21st century, according to ANZ chief Mike Smith.
NZ manufacturing sales up
Editorial
08/08/14 - ​New Zealand’s total manufacturing sales increased by 28.38 per cent in June, compared to the same period last year.
Kresta expects $1.5m loss
Editorial
30/07/14 - Curtain and blinder maker Kresta Holdings has flagged an after-tax loss of about $1.5m for 2014.
Manufacturing the most confident industry: report
Editorial
29/07/14 - Mid-sized businesses in the manufacturing sector expressed the highest levels of confidence out of all sectors in the June quarter.
China PMI up in July
Editorial
25/07/14 - China’s manufacturing sector is on the rise and had its best result in 18 months, according to a key private survey.
Australia has the skills and capacity to be a global leader in highly specialised niche manufacturing.
Editorial
24/07/14 - Large-scale manufacturing plants that employ thousands of people are things of the past. But we can still become a global supplier of high-tech products.
NZ manufacturing on the rise in June
Editorial
10/07/14 - New Zealand manufacturing expanded again in June, the 21st consecutive month of growth for the sector, according to the latest figures.
German manufacturing production down
Editorial
08/07/14 - German manufacturing companies saw an unexpected decrease in production in May, according to official figures.

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