Fake wine in China? Why not? For those doing business with the emerged and emerging Asian powerhouse economies, the old maxim that “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” must be greeted with exasperation.
A Sweeter Choice Fairtrade ChocolateBy Kristy Attard View in E-Magazine The conventional chocolate trade often means that small-scale cocoa farmers receive untenably low prices for their beans, depressing the economies of communities dependent on the cocoa trade. In these circumstances, people will resort to desperate measures to survive. In some parts of West Africa, for example, a terrible epidemic of child labour driven by poverty is still fuelling the production of cocoa today. But consumers on the other side of the world can do much to help. There is no need to feel guilty about having an afternoon sugar fix […]
The equipment used in the buildings in which we live and work must be inspected regularly to ensure that it is functioning properly. Fire equipment inspectors must deal with various types of equipment that are often quite complex.
Andrew Barr, National Chair of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA) and Principal of The Geelong College, has been actively involved in lobbying for school funding in his position with the AHISA, whilst demonstrating his aspirations in his position as Principal at The Geelong College.
Now the Managing Director of Sicada Fire and Safety, Mr Sellar explains that at that time in Australia, smoke detectors were included in fixed systems in commercial buildings, but were not widely available for residential use. His inspiration led to the creation of Australia’s leading fire and safety services company.
“We are not stuck in the past,” Headmaster Alec O’Connell insists, “but we hold on to our traditions.” The Uniting Church day and boarding school for boys is known for maintaining its core values and commitment to community, while simultaneously breaking new ground in the educational sector.
They are not unique so much as unusual in that they are suitable for growing a wide variety of grapes, unlike most other Australian wine regions where a single speciality prevails, such as Sauvignon or Pinot Noir.
LRS Australia is a division of its Dallas-based parent company with 24 other offices worldwide. Anthony and Andrew Lewy and their team own and operate the distribution for Australia and New Zealand and enjoy a high degree of autonomy, not least because they run the highest selling office outside the United States.
“It might have even been the first, true waterproof jacket,” reports Craig Ryan, General Manager of Blue Rock Pty Ltd, Helly Hansen’s exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand.
“Our clearly stated vision is to provide opportunities for every boy to excel,” Headmaster Stuart Meade summarises. “We believe that it is our responsibility as teachers and school leaders to enable young [men] to leave us and go out into the wider world able to deal with the many challenges that they will face post school.”