Another major construction and fit-outs business has collapsed into administration, the latest victim of an industry which continues to suffer at the hands of subdued activity in both property and retail.
by Patrick Stafford
Several subsidiaries within a large architectural design and consulting group have been placed in administration as part of a corporate restructure, with redundancies expected as part of a response to what the company says are challenging business conditions. by Patrick Stafford
More exporters have turned to importing over the past few years due to the surge in the value of the Australian dollar, statistics released today reveal, but only half of all exporters expect to increase profits in the next year. by Patrick Stafford
Ford’s decision to scrap its manufacturing plants over the next three years will have a devastating effect on the automotive supply chain, with component manufacturers being warned they need to diversify and start seeking alternative business models. by Patrick Stafford
Ford announced this morning it will cease all manufacturing in Australia by 2016 and cut 1200 jobs in the process in one of the largest shake-ups to the local automotive sector in several years. by Patrick Stafford
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