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ASC stopped from talking up yards capabilities

ASC stopped from talking up yards capabilities

Canberra - Defence stopped ASC spruiking its shipbuilding abilities,a Freedom of Information request shows. The Advertiser revealed earlier this year that the tender for the $30 billion Future Frigates made it clear the foreign designers would not have to use the Adelaide shipbuilder

Two burned on 10th anniversary of Thyssen tragedy

Two burned on 10th anniversary of Thyssen tragedy

Turin - First a sudden fire, then the spurt of burning hot gas that hit them. This is how two maintenance staff were seriously burned in Turin. The accident at Vaber, a chemical company with longstanding ties to the city, took place on the day when Turin commemorates the tenth anniversary of the seven steelworkers who died

ICI/IMU, associations with Confindustria

ICI/IMU, associations with Confindustria

Genova - In a joint press release,Nereo Marcucci, President of Confetra, Luca Becce, Chairman of Assiterminal, and Andrea Gentile, Chairman of Assologistica, pointed out that the three associations “have been working hard for some time to achieve a formulation of the rule”

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Kaohsiung court rejects detention of former shipbuilder CEO

Kaohsiung court rejects detention of former shipbuilder CEO

CFS, Taiwan’s largest private shipbuilder, is embroiled in a fraud scandal over a contract that it won from the Ministry of National Defense in October 2014 to build six mine sweepers for Taiwan’s military at a cost of NT$34.9 billion (US$1.18 billion), as part of the nation’s domestic warship-building program.

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