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Entries for March 2016

First shovel turns on $300 million West Franklin residential project

A sod-turning event was held today to mark the beginning of construction on the $300 million West Franklin apartment complex in the city’s west end. Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith said the Franklin Street project is the result of significant investment from China’s Zhengtang... ... (Thursday, 31 March 2016)

New shop front for small business

The State Government has increased its efforts to assist South Australian small businesses with the establishment of a shopfront in the central business district of Adelaide.The new office of the Small Business Commissioner will bring together services and advice from the Department of State Develop... ... (Wednesday, 30 March 2016)

Defence scholarships give Honours students vital industry experience

Nine university students have been offered scholarships with local defence and related companies to work on industry nominated Honours projects.Higher Education and Skills Minister Susan Close said the State Government’s 2016 Defence Honours Scholarship Program provides invaluable industry experienc... ... (Tuesday, 29 March 2016)

Techport expansion reaffirms commitment to naval shipbuilding

The State Government has approved a multi-million dollar upgrade of its Techport facility, to expand its wharf by 22 metres and permit two Air Warfare Destroyers to berth side-by-side. Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said the project exemplified the State’s commitment to improv... ... (Monday, 28 March 2016)

China collaboration key to commercialising marine biotechnology research

A new $1 million laboratory to commercialise marine biotechnology research and development will be created through a partnership between Flinders University and a leading Chinese company specialising in advanced food technology and processing.Science Minister Kyam Maher says Shandong Tianjiu Industr... ... (Tuesday, 22 March 2016)

Enhanced India engagement strategy targets new export opportunities

The State Government has renewed its India Engagement Strategy, to strengthen opportunities for South Australian exporters to expand their businesses and create jobs. Minister for Investment and Trade, Martin Hamilton-Smith said the State’s relationship with India has evolved since the release of it... ... (Wednesday, 16 March 2016)

Racing delegation from Dubai seeks investment opportunities

A trade delegation from Dubai will attend today’s Arabian Race Day at Morphettville Racecourse, as part of an investment reconnaissance tour of South Australia. Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith said the initial discussions have been positive and will help to boost the State’s... ... (Saturday, 12 March 2016)

German defence delegates visit South Australia

South Australia’s manufacturing and defence industry has attracted another international visitor with Parliamentary State Secretary Dr Ralf Brauksiepe from the German Federal Ministry of Defence in town today.Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said while Dr Brauksiepe was in the c... ... (Friday, 11 March 2016)

International visit strengthens ties with South East Asia

The State Government has struck an agreement to establish a South Australia-Penang Joint Working Group to develop new investment and trade opportunities with South East Asia. The signing between The Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng and Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith occ... ... (Tuesday, 08 March 2016)

Industry Participation Advocate grows South Australian procurement

According to a recent State Procurement Board report 90.2 per cent of the value of goods and services contracts, were let with South Australia suppliers in 2014-15.Minister for Small Business Martin Hamilton-Smith said this was an outstanding result considering the Industry Participation Advocate wa... ... (Tuesday, 01 March 2016)

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