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CME response to interim report from Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) acknowledges the release today of an interim report from the Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia inquiry into Aboriginal heritage and the events at Juukan Gorge. Chief Executive Paul Everingham said CME and its member companies would consider the recommendations but remained steadfast in support for the modernisation of WA’s heritage legislation, and […]
INPEX announcement good news for Western Australia
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) welcomes the announcement today by INPEX that it will move its interstate FIFO workforce to WA. INPEX announced today that all employees working on its offshore facilities will live in WA by the end of 2023. CME Director of Policy and Advocacy Rob Carruthers said the decision […]
Industry welcomes government lithium assistance
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) and the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) welcome today’s announcement by the WA Government of temporary assistance to three lithium mineral producers in Western Australia.
CME welcomes Future Battery taskforce announcement
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) welcomes today’s announcement of the Future Battery and Critical Minerals Industry Strategy’s Ministerial taskforce – which will explore local and global opportunities to grow the State’s critical minerals industry.
Investment pipeline growth highlights WA resources sector’s bright future
New national data showing significant growth in the investment pipeline for mining and resources projects is further evidence of the sector’s stronger long-term outlook, the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) says. The Office of the Chief Economist’s latest annual report ‘Resources and Energy Major Projects’ found the value of committed projects had increased […]
CME welcomes the WA Government’s relaxation of State borders
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) welcomes today’s announcement by the McGowan Government of quarantine-free travel into the State from Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the ACT from November 14. CME Chief Executive Paul Everingham said the move would help alleviate mental health and wellbeing issues for interstate […]
WA’s resources sector helps State’s economy recover from COVID-19
Western Australia’s strong mining and resources sector and its ability to safely continue to operate throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a forecasted 1.25 per cent growth in the State’s economy in 2020-21, today’s State Budget reveals. State Treasurer Ben Wyatt reaffirmed in his budget speech that the economic impact of COVID-19 would have […]
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