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Process instrumentation technicians in Australia: an instrumental role the mining industry

Process instrumentation plays an essential role in keeping manufacturing equipment running productively, ensuring that the required amount of throughput is being produced and preventing overflowing storage silos, bottlenecks, and damage to machinery. Mining process instrumentation technicians in Australia are entrusted with ensuring the proper functioning of monitoring and measuring devices. Instrumentation technicians can find work in an extensive range of ...

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Australia presses ahead to host Rugby Championship in one hub

Australia are pressing ahead with plans to host this year’s Rugby Championship. While the grip of Covid-19 is still keenly felt across the globe‚ restrictions‚ especially Down Under‚ in the coming months are likely to be eased to the point where international competition becomes feasible. Cash-strapped Rugby Australia‚ according to the Sydney Morning Herald‚ are working on a strategy that ...

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World’s longest growth streak ends as Australia enters recession

Australia’s almost 29-year recession-free run has come to a close, ending the developed world’s longest uninterrupted economic growth streak. Gross domestic product declined 0.3% in the first three months of the year, government data showed Wednesday, and that downturn is set to deepen in the current quarter as the full effect of shutdown to stem covid-19 takes hold. Treasurer Josh ...

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Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina after governor voices coronavirus concerns

RALEIGH, N.C. — President Donald Trump said he is seeking a new state to host this summer’s Republican National Convention after North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus. Trump announced the news via tweet Tuesday night, complaining the state’s governor, Democrat Roy Cooper, and other officials ...

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First virtual bilateral summit between PM Modi, Australian PM tomorrow. All you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold his first-ever ‘virtual’ bilateral summit with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on June 4. The Ministry of External Affairs issued a press release on the event, stating that the virtual summit is being held as PM Morrison’s visit to India could not take place amid the Covid-19 pandemic. “This is the first time that ...

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Govt to offer $25,000 grants for home renovators and buyers

From Thursday, June 4, people wanting to buy a new home or substantially renovate their existing home will be able to access a $25,000 government grant after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced details of his new «HomeBuilder» scheme. The scheme will be run by the states and territories and while Mr Morrison›s spokesman said there had been discussions with the ...

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Remote Working Proves Unexpected Hero as Half of US Economy Shifts to Home Offices

As economists scramble to assess the devastating impact of the coronavirus, they’re homing in on an unexpected hero that’s mitigating the damage in the U.S.: remote working. With offices across the country closed and people stuck in their homes, many professional workers have accomplished a not-seamless but ultimately successful transition to online workplaces — allowing those in crucial industry sectors ...

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Josh Frydenberg tells G20 to put global economy into ‘hibernation’ during coronavirus crisis

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has called for the global economy to be put into “controlled hibernation” during the coronavirus emergency, in a virtual meeting of Group of 20 (G20) finance ministers and central bank governors last night. The meeting saw the economic leaders of the world’s top economies discuss a new plan to address the risk of debt vulnerabilities in low-income ...

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‘That›s a nasty, snarky question’: Trump’s media assault rages on in midst of coronavirus crisis

Donald Trump’s intemperate outbursts may be a sign of a leader cracking under the pressure, if it weren’t for the authoritarian tone As reporters waited languidly on plastic chairs a few feet apart, absorbing birdsong and soft spring sunshine, the White House rose garden was an oasis of calm in a stricken nation. But once Donald Trump began taking questions, ...

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