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Chinese agribusiness invests in SA biotech

GLOBAL Chinese agribusiness Shandong Tianjiu Industrial Group has entered into a three-year $1 million joint research agreement with South Australian institution Flinders University to expand a world-class microalgae and related advanced marine bioproduct development centre. The research collaboration will focus on identifying new products and developing novel, energy-efficient advanced manufacturing technologies to increase applications, yields … Continue reading Chinese agribusiness invests in SA biotech

Australian manufacturing hits massive performance in March

Manufacturing in Australia has shot up to its highest level of expansion since April 2004 according to Ai Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). The index, which takes into account production levels, new orders, deliveries, inventories and employment figures, all with varying weights, shows that the Australian manufacturing sector has expanded for nine months straight … Continue reading Australian manufacturing hits massive performance in March

ACCC brings home the Beef industry

Australia’s consumer watchdog is turning its attention to the beef industry. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will examine competition, efficiency, transparency and trading issues in the nation’s beef and cattle supply chain. Among the areas to be reviewed by the ACCC are competition between buyers of cattle and suppliers of processed meat; implications of … Continue reading ACCC brings home the Beef industry