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Skills crisis solution needed now – CCIWA, CME
The need for increased migration to fill immediate skills gaps was highlighted at today’s (July 30) WA Skills Summit, attended by a host of industry...
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Joint Statement – CCIWA & CME – Skills Summit
Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA CEO Chris Rodwell Chamber of Minerals and Energy CEO Paul Everingham   Peak organisations and industry groups representing key...
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Machinery mining iron ore Mid West Rio Tinto
Rio to rebuild dozers in Mid West
Rio Tinto hopes to improve safety and productivity by rebuilding some of its heavy iron ore mining machinery at a dedicated workshop in Geraldton, after...
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Iron ore Pilbara Rio Tinto iron ore
Sun shines on NRW’s work for Rio Tinto
NRW hopes to secure more renewables work after winning the role of building Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s first foray into renewable energy – the Gudai...
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Batteries BHP Tesla electric vehicles
Tesla deal stokes WA battery industry
On the eve of producing its first nickel sulphate at Kwinana, BHP has struck a nickel supply agreement with electric vehicle and battery manufacturer Tesla....
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Solar, wind and battery power
Horizon seeks Exmouth power contractor
More regional renewables work is in the wings, with Horizon Power inviting expressions of interest from contractors capable of supplying Exmouth’s Future Energy System. Our...
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Mining iron ore Pilbara Fortescue
500 jobs on new Iron Bridge contract
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a $145 million construction contract for its Iron Bridge magnetite venture in the Pilbara to local engineer Simpec. Our WA...
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BHP Port Hedland shipping
Bank tips BHP expansion approval “shortly”
A leading investment bank expects BHP to receive approval “shortly” to export an additional 40 million tonnes of iron ore from its Port Hedland port,...
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Metronet train stations
Morley-Ellenbrook rail steaming ahead
Laing O’Rourke expects to start building the $1.1 billion Morley-Ellenbrook railway line before the end of the year, after calling for expressions of interest from...
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WA skills shortage
Skills shortage compounds need for migrant workers
CCIWA is stressing the need for safe access to skilled migration, as WA’s skills shortage continues to put pressure on the jobs market.
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Young people take part in industry training.
CCIWA opens Armadale training hub
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA today (July 26) officially opened its new Industry Training Hub in Armadale, with the facility expected to improve opportunities...
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Tight national jobs market sinks prospect of WA skills raid on east coast
CCIWA CEO Chris Rodwell The Chamber of Commerce & Industry WA (CCIWA) today released results from a nation-wide survey, showing there is a bidding war...
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