Blog Articles for August 2014

Aug 26th 2014

Kaituna Sawmill a Quiet Achiever

One of the Marlborough’s important economic assets is Kaituna Sawmill, a short distance from the Wairau River bridge. The Nelson Forests-owned company employs more than 60 people and supports many more suppliers, contractors and service providers in the region. … Read more

Aug 19th 2014

Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan – Tour Report for May 2014

The Australian Industry Group Lean Japan Tour was held during the 18th through 24th of May in Tokyo and Nagoya showcasing the rich history that Japanese industry has in the fields of lean manufacturing, industrial engineering and continuous improvement (kaizen). The tour has been an annual initiative of the Australian Industry Group and ANZCCJ member Shinka Management for the past eight years and is designed to provide companies with lean training and first-hand experience of the world-class application of lean manufacturing within Japanese industry.… Read more

Aug 12th 2014

McCashin’s Brewery strikes ‘Gold’ again in London

Nelson based McCashin’s Brewery has once again swooped gold at this year’s prestigious
International Beer Challenge Awards in London.
McCashin’s Brewery picked up a string of awards including a Gold medal for the Stoke Dark,
four Silvers for Stoke Bomber Oatmeal Stout, Stoke Amber, Stoke Pilsner and Stoke Bomber
Biscuit Lager and five Bronze medals for Stoke Bomber Bohemian, Stoke Recognition DPA,
Stoke Recognition Rich Porter, Stoke IPA and Stoke Gold.… Read more