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Tasmanian Mineral and Energy Council's Burnie centre opens new high-tech manufacturing training facility: 18 January 2019 - The Advocate - A WELDING facility in Burnie is bringing industrial training into the 21st Century with the use of virtual reality and computer game technology. The Tasmanian Mineral and Energy Council’s (TMEC) Burnie centre is the new home of a training facility which pairs computer simulated welding programs and more traditional training methods for use...

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Focus turns to exports as Tasmania declared fruit fly free: 9 January 2019 - Assistant Minister Richard Colbeck - The end of the required period for the Tasmanian mainland to demonstrate freedom from fruit fly is great news for local growers who have been restricted in their trade due to required control zones. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Richard Colbeck: “It has been a tough year for many growers and the freedom to once again sell product into...

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