Australian soldiers are sent to World War 1 and for the first time fight under the Australian flag


On April 4, Sydney-based ferrous foundry and machine shop John Heine & Sons joins ITEA. The family-owned business was Ai Group's longest-serving member when it closed in June 2023, after 137 years.

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The Iron Founders Association amalgamates with Iron Trades Employers' Association (ITEA).