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Each month, The Australian Industry Group conducts a survey of businesses working in the manufacturing, services and construction industries to see how their sector of the market is performing. This data is vital for those who are interested in the future of business in this country, as downturns or periods of growth in one sector can have far-reaching implications for others down the line.

Real Skills for Real Careers at National Skills Week

The Vocational Education and Training (VET) Sector continues to lead students towards successful, meaningful, professional careers with room for a further opportunity as they progress. The National Skills Week, which is now in its eighth year, aims to celebrate and inform students and the wider public of the diversity of career pathways available through VET. This year’s event is held between August 27 to September 2, with the focus on “real skills for real careers.”

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We appreciate every customer who supports our business of making Australian trailers for the Aussie environment. We do our best to highlight the incredible builds and customers through our social media and right here in our monthly Customer in Focus. One of our favourites from the past month has been the 50-tonne combination built for SJH Heavy Haulage. Learn a bit more about the people behind the business and their brand-new combination, which we’re sure already has some solid kilometres on the gauge.

recent deliveries

Welcome to the latest edition of recent deliveries, where we zoom in on some of the trailer deliveries from The Drake Group. August has been a busy month as the prep for our Open Day ramps up – make sure to mark your calendars for September 15. Despite being busy prepping for our big event, our trailer manufacturing hasn’t slowed down. Today we’re focusing on three great businesses - Aquaholics, Global Air and Ocean and National Heavy Haulage – and their three new trailers.

The countdown is on for The Drake Group Open Day

60 years a lot of time in any industry, especially one where performance and service are tested every day on the road. The Drake Group has been around since 1958 and is celebrating the anniversary with another one of their always well-received Open Day events on September 15 2018.

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The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey has been running for over 50 years and is a key indicator of the strengths and weaknesses being felt in key industries across the country. Information gathered by the survey is used by industries and companies around the world to forecast future growth expectations for themselves and their competitors.

Get involved in tradies health with Tradies National Health Month

Tradies National Health Month is back again. Held every August, the awareness event focuses on the health and injury risks affecting those who work in trade occupations, as well as their family, the employers and the wider community.

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

In Part One of our look at the latest developments relating to the Heavy Vehicle National Law, we looked at changes being made to Safety and Compliance. In Part Two we’re going to focus on how these developments are being felt in the areas of Productivity and Performance.

Heavy Vehicle National Law

Heavy Vehicle reform has seen many new developments in recent months. Areas such as safety management and driver fatigue have received particular attention with amendments to the Heavy Vehicle National Law. There’s been increased focus on productivity and performance across the entire industry with new technology and regulations meaning new possibilities for operators and owners.

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As one of Australia’s premier trailer manufacturers, The Drake Group has always had a keen interest in the state of the local and worldwide manufacturing industry. Trends seen in one sector of the industry can have a dramatic impact - for good or bad - in others down the line, so it’s important to stay on top of what’s happening. This is where the Australian PMI comes in.