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Case studies

Read about how ICN is introducing Australian and New Zealand companies to the supply chain of major projects and how ICN is working with project managers to identify local suppliers.

22 February 2012

Australian suppliers get onboard with China rail

China’s rail construction boom means it will remain the world’s biggest rail market for at least another decade. ICN-Austrade trade...

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22 February 2012

The next generation wind turbine

Queensland design and inspiration have teamed with Victorian manufacturing knowhow to make a radical new wind turbine. Working quietly in...

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22 February 2012

ICN sees the true value of opals

Opals’ shimmering colours make their value hard to assess. For the first time, Australia can grade its opals quickly and accurately. As...

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22 February 2012

ICN a Pacific link for solar

ICN introduces Victoria’s Hofmann Engineering to a 21st century growth industry; The US-based First Solar gains a local supplier of...

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22 February 2012

Housing the South Pacific

Ecohousing is an easy-to-build, cyclone-proof home that is energy-efficient in any climate. ICN found a market for it in New Caledonia,...

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21 February 2012

ICN passes the Gorgon test

The Chevron-operated Gorgon project is Australia’s largest single resource project. Over $20 billion in construction contracts are to be...

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15 November 2011

ICN helps specialist glass company gain entry into the rail industry

Facilitated by the Industry Capability Network (ICN), Glasshape Limited recently won a contract to supply specially designed and built...

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6 September 2011

ICN helps local businesses get involved in $1.33 billion oil and gas project

The Kupe Gas Project is one of the largest oil and gas projects ever to be built in New Zealand. The gas produced from the Kupe field...

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21 June 2011

EHS Manufacturing wins contract work due to MPSP

EHS Manufacturing wins contract work due to MPSP, which helps Queensland suppliers build capability to increase both competitiveness and...

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14 June 2011

Win more work says PPW Steel

PPW’s MPSP Action Plan defined for the company that there was a need to improve in the areas of supply chain, marketing, employee...

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