A CSIRO report suggests Australian manufacturers need to better design custom products and hook into global supply chains to survive.
Trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
The collapse of the car manufacturing industry will require more investment in R&D and technological innovation to ensure Australia doesn't fall behind.
The world's landfills are growing, which has prompted the search for new industrial processes that can use everyday waste items in some surprising ways.
Australia can learn from the US where state governments have attracted foreign investment in manufacturing that contributes to local economies.
Auto manufacturing workers will face significant problems in finding new jobs after the closure of the Ford and Holden plants, a new survey has found.
Digital devices are ubiquitous. A new film looks at where they come from, who makes them, and where they end up when they're discarded.
The closure of the car manufacturing plants in Australia is a sad loss of knowledge and jobs that will be difficult to replace.
Governments have been known to change the definition of anti-dumping tariffs to suit their needs, so accusations of steel dumping from China are still quite subjective.
The growth in popularity for larger, supportive underwear has, in turn, led to huge amounts of innovation in the sector and a 70,000 mile supply chain.
The Goodwood Revival is a celebration of classic cars and the art of keeping them on the road and race track. Sadly, it is a dying art.
Research shows that low-skilled workers are losing jobs and wages in developed countries because of trade, but the evidence still isn't there as to who are the winners.
The South African Reserve Bank has forecast zero percent growth for 2016. Some urgent steps are needed to get the country out of this hole.
The mantra of propping up manufacturing to save jobs is no substitute for a property industry policy focused on growth.
A wave of technological innovation has started to fundamentally alter how we make stuff. It signals an era of huge change.
Companies could improve their profits 2-10% each year by saving energy, according to a world-first attempt to assess energy performance.
Steelmakers like Arrium need to move away from commodities and invest in steel products in growth industries.
Small nuclear reactors are one step closer to powering the UK's future energy requirements.
Developing countries, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa, are urbanising without industrialising, a trajectory that leaves them with relatively higher poverty rates and share of slums.
Nigeria's economy is indeed under severe strain but sub-Saharn Africa's most populus nation won't solve its economic problems via an emergency national confab.