NEWS Robert Walters Japan raises funds to provide drinking water in Tsavo, Kenya￼ 14 July 2022 On July 8, specialist professional recruitment firm Robert Walters Japan participated in the Robert Walters Group Walks to Kenya fundraiser to help provide a community in Kenya with clean water. With the aim of covering 6,341 miles (the distance from our London HQ to Tsavo, Kenya) within 24 hours, Robert Walters Japan collectively contributed over 850 miles by walking, running or cycling. Robert Walters Japan is committed to remaining a force for good in both our local communities and the wider world, as well. Since 2017, the Group has worked with the Global Angels […]
NEWS Rio Tinto calls for proposals for large-scale wind and solar power in Queensland 10 June 2022 MELBOURNE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Rio Tinto has called for proposals to develop large-scale wind and solar power in Central and Southern Queensland to power its aluminium assets, help meet its climate change ambitions and further encourage renewable development and industry in the region. The approach, which is through a formal market Request for Proposals (RFP), is intended to support the development of multiple new wind and solar power projects that can, in parallel with firming solutions, start supplying power to Rio Tinto’s Gladstone assets through the Queensland grid by 2030. Rio Tinto Aluminium Chief […]
NEWS SoftBank Corp.’s HAPSMobile and Lendlease establish joint venture to explore HAPS deployment in Australia 27 May 2022 Junichi Miyakawa (left, SoftBank Corp. President & CEO and HAPSMobile President & CEO) and Andrew Gauci (right, Lendlease Managing Director of Japan and Head of Telecoms & Data Infrastructure Asia) commemorate the joint venture at SoftBank Corp. headquarters in Tokyo TOKYO —SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434, “SoftBank”) subsidiary HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”) and Lendlease Corporation (ASX: LLC) announced they formed a joint venture partnership to explore the deployment of HAPS (High Altitude Platform Station) in Australia. The joint venture, called HAPSMobile Australia Pty Ltd and based in Sydney, was established on April 29, 2022. […]
NEWS Shinka Management to Relaunch Study Missions to Japan following Pandemic Interruption￼ 4 April 2022 Australia-headquartered Shinka Management has announced a relaunch of its lean manufacturing study mission program in Q4 2022, following a hiatus of over 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company of lean consultants has been operating study tours to Japan since 2007 under the banner of the Lean Japan Tour, hosting participants from over 60 countries to date. The week-long study missions focus on Japanese operations management practices such as lean manufacturing and kaizen improvement culture, which have grown in popularity outside of Japan over recent decades as increasing evidence has emerged of their […]
NEWS Rio Tinto joins Japan’s Consortium for Education of Resources Engineering 18 March 2022 Rio Tinto has joined the Sustainable Resources Engineering Education Consortium, which has been established by the Graduate Schools of Engineering at Hokkaido University and Kyushu University to strengthen and enhance mineral resource development education in Japan. The consortium is based on the Joint Program for Sustainable Resources Engineering, started in 2015 by the two Graduate Schools of Engineering. In 2017, the two universities established Japan’s first joint resource engineering course (Cooperative Program for Resources Engineering, master’s course), which accepted international students from resource-rich countries, exposed Japanese students to overseas internships, and featured lectures from international academics. […]
NEWS Herbert Smith Freehills – Japan Australia Investment Report 2021: The Year of Partnerships 16 March 2022 Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to present the fifth annual report on Japan-Australia M&A transactions and the prevailing trends driving cross-border investment. In this report, we review the transactions and partnerships from 2021, key drivers for the future, and our predictions for 2022 and beyond. Our report reveals a continued growth in the Japan-Australia investment relationship. The highlight of 2021 is the explosion of new energy partnerships (particularly in hydrogen and ammonia) that involve more Japanese and Australian parties working collectively at a project level than ever seen before, to bring together the […]
NEWS JANZ Society: 2022 Australian Ambassador’s Cup Golf Event 11 March 2022 The JANZ Society would like to invite members and friends to their annual spring golf event, the Australian Ambassador’s Cup. Date: Tuesday 31 May, 2022 Time: 8.45am for 9.00am start. Venue: Taiheiyo Club, Ichihara Course Click here for details. Recent Post 11 Mar 2022 JANZ Society: 2022 Australian Ambassador's Cup Golf Event 09 Mar 2022 ANZCCJ International Women's Day Breakfast 18 Feb 2022 ANZCCJ Membership Renewals 18 Feb 2022 Rio Tinto enters the space race 17 Feb 2022 Welcome to our new website!
NEWS Rio Tinto enters the space race 18 February 2022 [Via australianmining.com.au] Rio Tinto has joined the Australian Remote Operations for Space and Earth (AROSE) consortium in a bid to join members in advancing Australia’s world-leading position in remote operations. AROSE is a not-for-profit, industry-led consortium with a vision for Australia to be the trusted leader of remote operations on Earth and in space. The Australian government is aiming to triple the size of the nation’s space sector by 2030, adding an additional $12 billion to the economy and up to 20,000 new jobs. See here for more. Recent Post 18 Feb 2022 Rio Tinto enters the space race 17 […]