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While the economic benefits of Western Australia's mining and energy sector have long been acknowledged, the impacts of COVID-19 has brought home just how essential the sector is to the nation's wellbeing.Read more
Bannister Downs Dairy is pleased to mark the first delivery of fresh milk to Atlas Iron mine sites Mount Dove and Mount Webber in the northern Pilbara region tomorrow. Fresh milk will travel directly from Bannister Downs Dairy Farm in Northcliffe in the South West to be enjoyed my all ...Read more
Australia’s annual iron ore export revenue is poised to crack $100 billion - a record for any commodity – as prices of the steel-making ingredient surge on the back of mine shutdowns in Brazil and strong demand from a resurgent post-COVID-19 China.Read more
The Australian economy has taken a multi-billion-dollar hit due to a drop in trade between March and April but annual exports remain historically high thanks to demand for WA’s natural resources in Asia.
Preliminary figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics yesterday showed merchandise exports fell ...
TRADESPEOPLE and university-trained workers alike are required for the mining and mining equipment technology services (METS) sectors that provide work for a total of 1.1 million Australians.
Half of the workforce has a vocational perspective, with 38 per cent of workers holding a certificate III or IV qualification, 8 per cent ...
The challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have again thrown into stark relief the willingness of Australian mining to step up in tough times. As many sectors shut down and many Australians lose their jobs, the minerals industry has kept operating, with health and safety its highest value and first priority.Read more
WA's decision to keep the mining sector running through the coronavirus crisis has saved the national economy from collapse during a financial shock "never seen" before in Australia.Read more
The resources sector has long been the State and the nation’s economic powerhouse.
And in this time of crisis, with unemployment lines lengthening and governments spending buckets of money at a great rate in a bid to save jobs and limit the economic damage from COVID-19 shutdowns, ...
If Australia is to survive and recover from “this recession that we are going into, we have to look to the sectors which are tracking with some growth” and they are mining and resources, and agriculture says the PR Counsel’s Kristy McSweeneyRead more