Premier changes tack on value-adding

Future attempts to establish downstream processing industries in Western Australia should focus on attracting end-users to set up operations in the state, Premier Colin Barnett has told a US oil and gas gathering.


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Step one in the PR journey of backing down on the impossible task of attracting value adding industries in the resources sector in WA. There are other areas we could value add in, such as mine rehabilitation, renewable energy technology development and application, biodiversity research and tourism, but our politicians remain blind to these opportunities.

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