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Eyes on Exmouth telescope job
Local companies will have a chance later this year to participate in Defence’s newest WA space venture – an $87 million upgrade of a critical...
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Eliwana costs extra
Fortescue has blamed COVID-19 impacts and “access delays” for a cost increase of up to $US100 million ($140m) in building its Eliwana iron ore replacement...
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Lynas pledges WA supplier focus
Lynas Corporation says it will give priority to “buying and hiring locally” after kicking off procurement for its $500 million Kalgoorlie rare earths plant by...
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Rio Tinto poised for Winu local content plan
Rio Tinto has told WA Works it will begin the process for submitting an Australian Industry Participation Plan “within weeks” after the company reported an...
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Aged care workers get paid pandemic leave
The Fair Work Commission awarded paid pandemic leave to all aged care workers earlier this week.
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Travel restrictions, uncertainty drag on mining suppliers
A senior Bankwest executive has identified travel restrictions as one of the most significant challenges facing the mining services sector in an age of COVID-19.
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Arm the WA workforce with modern skills
Adopting the recommendations of today’s Review of Skills, Training and Workforce Development would deliver crucial short-term priority actions advanced by the Chamber of Commerce and...
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WA must aspire to a more competitive economy
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCIWA) is strongly committed to advancing the best economic policy settings for WA, to support the...
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Recovery plan misses opportunity to build business confidence
The State Government has missed a valuable opportunity to build business confidence today by not providing sufficient detail on its plan for the economic recovery of Western...
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One-stop approvals must be pursued without delay
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA welcomes the release this week of the Samuel Review into the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. The...
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A thriftier JobKeeper will run until March 2021
The Federal Government has extended JobKeeper by six months, but will taper payments and tighten eligibility requirements.
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JobKeeper refined and better targeted
Extending a refined JobKeeper scheme for six months is a prudent and welcome approach to the extraordinary economic challenges Australia continues to face. It is the approach the Chamber of Commerce and...
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