Contributed a $1.7 billion growth to royalty revenue in WA in 2019-20.
Say it will incentivise investment and increase training opportunities.
METS growth centre likely to benefit from funding increase.
Putting $450 million into supporting METS business opportunities.
CME also wants the government to reconsider fiscal and policy settings to stimulate investment.
Iron ore leading the way, gold a bolter but coal takes a hit.
Federal involvement in development could complicate project approvals.
Fears of looming skills shortage driving border talks.
Looking to preference WA workers for new hires.
Lithium has bright future but lobby groups believe government support is needed.
Industry supports government's legislative fix.
An extra 8049 workers will be needed to boost the 120,000-odd workforce to meet peak recovery demand...