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Entries for December 2015

Exporters use 30-year Shandong sister state relationship to boost jobs

A State Government delegation has returned from Shandong, China where it focused on job creation ahead of a year-long celebration to mark the 30-year sister-state relationship. Minister for Investment and Trade Hamilton-Smith who travelled to the region said key talks looked ahead to 2016 when Premi... ... (Wednesday, 23 December 2015)

Hornsdale Wind Farm blows the competition away in powering ACT

South Australia‘s Hornsdale Wind Farm has been awarded a contract to deliver an additional 100 megawatt in power to the Australian Capital Territory, which will help secure up to 250 construction jobs in the State’s Mid North.Developed by leading French renewables company Neoen, in partnership with ... ... (Wednesday, 23 December 2015)

Adelaide company recognised for role in Joint Strike Fighter Program

Adelaide-based company Levett Engineering has received a commendation for service and manufacturing excellence for their work on the global F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program.The award was presented at Levett Engineering’s Elizabeth South facility by Australian Joint Strike Fighter Program Director o... ... (Tuesday, 08 December 2015)

Spanish shipbuilding experts to join Air Warfare Destroyer project

The State Government has welcomed the announcement that Spanish shipbuilder Navantia will lead the shipbuilding component of the Air Warfare Destroyer project, after management structure reform. Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said the Federal Government’s decision to insert Sp... ... (Tuesday, 08 December 2015)

World War 1 bayonet from Pozieres gifted to all South Australians

A World War 1 bayonet, unearthed from the fields of Pozieres in France last year, will be presented to the people of South Australia at the Unley Soldiers Memorial Gardens. Minister for Veterans Affairs Martin Hamilton-Smith, will accept the memorial gift on behalf of all South Australians. He said ... ... (Monday, 07 December 2015)

$10m boost to exports and jobs ahead of North Atlantic strategy

The State Government has committed $10 million over the next four financial years to boost exports and jobs.The increase in funding coincides with the release of a discussion paper seeking input on a South Australia-North Atlantic Engagement Strategy, designed to help boost investment and create job... ... (Friday, 04 December 2015)