Reg Howard-Smith

Business costs cutting competitive edge

WESTERN Australia has long been seen as a safe, sustainable and secure supply hub for a range of commodities and processing facilities.

Holistic solutions underpin long-term resources growth

A state infrastructure plan will help Western Australia come to grips with the big development issues.

Strategic approach to managing growth

BACK in 2009, when the Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA released its first set of growth projections for the state’s resources sector, Western Australia was in the shadow of the most serious global financial crisis since the Great Depression.

Long-term security of investment essential

A cooperative approach is vital to remove uncertainty from negotiations over the proposed mining tax.

Labour supply vital for mining sector

Ensuring a stable, competitive investment environment would be a positive first step by the next federal government.

Poised on the cusp of a growth phase

Is WA prepared for the next wave of growth?

State energy policy debate timely

WITH energy issues firmly fixed on the public agenda after the events in recent months, the time is right for the development of a state energy policy which, at its heart, has a vision for Western Australia's development to 2050 and beyond.