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More than $6.8 million from WA’s mining & resources sector to support Perth’s bushfire communities
Western Australia’s mining and resources sector has so far contributed more than $6.8 million to support Perth residents impacted by last week’s bushfires. CME Chief Executive Paul Everingham said the pain and hardship caused by the devastating Perth Hills fires had prompted CME to establish the Bushfire Community Support Initiative for members to contribute to. “Most […]
CME comments re WA lockdown
The following lines can be attributed to CME Chief Executive Paul Everingham in relation to the five-day lockdown imposed on the Perth, Peel and South West districts of WA: “While the Police Commissioner has defined resources sector workers as essential, the priority of CME and its members remains the health and safety of the wider […]
CME statement on iron ore ‘levy’ commentary
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) welcomes today’s announcement by Federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt that no consideration would be given to placing a levy on iron ore exported to China. CME Chief Executive Paul Everingham said he understood the Senator for Queensland Matt Canavan had probably made the levy suggestion thinking it might assist the industry but explained that such a measure would negatively impact on the […]
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