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IBM, local companies partner with Central Coast high schools to Launch P-TECH Programme

Posted by Edgar Adams on 14 December 2020
IBM, local companies partner with Central Coast high schools to Launch P-TECH Programme
NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education, the Hon Geoff Lee MP, have joined IBM representatives to announce the launch of the Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) program at three high schools on the Central Coast in 2021. Launching at Henry Kendall High School, Kariong Mountains High School and Tumbi Umbi campus of Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College, the P-TECH program aims to prepare students for technology-related careers through structured workplace experiences and industry skills deve...
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Borg takes Crossmuller into a new frontier

Posted by Edgar Adams on 14 December 2020
Borg takes Crossmuller into a new frontier
Australia's leading manufacturer of melamine panels and components for all joinery applications, Somersby based Borg Manufacturing acquired Crossmuller a systems integration and MES (Manufacturing Execution System) Software developer in 2016. Founded in 1989 Crossmuller had established a strong reputation over the years and had a long relationship with Borg which led to the acquisition in 2016. A vertically integrated business, Borg also operated Borg Construction and Electrical Pty...
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Burgtec Highly Commended in 2020 Hunter Manufacturer of the Year Award

Posted by Edgar Adams on 14 December 2020
Burgtec Highly Commended in 2020 Hunter Manufacturer of the Year Award
Well known Central Coast, family owned office furniture manufacturers, Accent Office Interiors and related companies, Officepace, and AMS, earlier this year merged with Burgtec, a West Australian manufacturer of innovative office seating and now trade as Burgtec across Australia with showrooms in all capital cities and Newcastle. At this year's 2020 Hunter Manufacturers' Awards, Burgtec which specialises in the manufacturing of workstations, joinery and commercial furniture, was a...
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AdviceCo launches $20,000 Community Grants Program

Posted by Edgar Adams on 14 December 2020
AdviceCo launches $20,000 Community Grants Program
Central Coast accounting and financial planning firm, AdviceCo has partnered with the Count Charitable Foundation (CCF) to launch a Community Grants Program in which charitable organisations are invited to apply for a $20,000 cash grant. AdviceCo and CCF will each contribute $10,000 to one charitable organisation before June 2021. Applications are open from now until the end of March 2021 and involve a brief 500-word proposal of what the applicant would do with $20,000 for the local Centr...
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Central Coast Council - A disaster that had to happen

Posted by Edgar Adams on 9 November 2020
Central Coast Council - A disaster that had to happen
The die was cast when Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock was forced to pay workers wages and payments to suppliers amounting to $6.2 million.  That was on the 21st October. At the time the Minister said, "given Council's abject failure to address the consequences of its own financial mismanagement, the Government has no alternative but to arrange for funds to be paid to meet these urgent expenses. "It's hard to think of a more fundamental failing of a ...
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