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Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 ( #386 ) - Australia
Local News Story
Safety still priority in downturn

Over 10,000 visitors attended The Safety Show Sydney last month, proving safety remains a priority for business despite the economic downturn.

Along with the Sydney Materials Handling trade show, the event included more than 350 occupational health, safety and materials handling specialists.

Among the active displays was ForkSafe, which had a boom lift in action, while huge green bags were lifted and shifted with ease by a VacuEasyLift from Kockums Bulk.

FreightLink hits the rails

Rail operator FreightLink has gone into voluntary receivership after a bid to purchase the heavily indebted company was thwarted.

KordaMentha has been appointed as receivers and managers, and will now pursue a sale process with business operations expected to continue as usual.

Matex in Melbourne

Matex 2009 aims to be Victoria’s most comprehensive professional trade exhibition for the supply chain and logistics industry.

It takes place 23-25 July 2009 at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Southbank.
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