This is The Lucky Country, if we use our Mineral Resources.

Gerry Brownlee drew down the curtain on the poor-but-pure era of New Zealand political thinking in his opening address to the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy conference at Queenstown recently. Soon after the address, NZ Manufacturer interviewed Gerry Brownlee, Minister of Economic Development & Minister of Energy Resources. You must have been disappointed, alarmed […]

Delcam in Korea

September saw the annual Delcam Technical Summit which was held this time in Korea. With close to 100 delegates from all over Asia and the Pacific region, the final day of the summit coincided with the 20th Korean Delcam User Group meeting. The technical summit dealt with the new generation of Delcam products and introduced […]

In the grip of the money raising meister

Difficult to know what to make of John Key’s speech in parliament on Tuesday. It provided no incentives for manufacturing and industry overall and focused more on getting people off the benefit and raising GST. It is probably too simple to ask where those coming off a benefit will find a job seeing that unemployment […]