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FIFO workforce preferred: report

FIFO workforce preferred: report

WA’s resources workforce will drop by nearly 20 per cent in the coming decade, paving the way for a 60 to 63 per cent rise fly in, fly…

G20 commits to energy efficiency

G20 commits to energy efficiency

WORLD leaders have pledged to address climate change, job growth and strengthening global financial institutions at the two-day G20 summit in Brisbane. The event was the first time…

Government backs Browse lease

Government backs Browse lease

WA Mines minister Bill Marmion will champion legislation to prevent Woodside losing its retention lease in the Browse Basin. The legislation will be taken to the WA Cabinet…

Testing begins on promising permit

Testing begins on promising permit

EASTERN states-focused Icon Energy has started testing in its ATP855 Cooper Basin permit, which was recently found to contain major potential gas reserves. An independent report discovered the…

NSW gas ‘most pressing issue’: Macfarlane

NSW gas ‘most pressing issue’: Macfarlane

TIME is running out for NSW to deal with its looming gas supply crisis, Federal Industry minister Ian Macfarlane has warned. Despite having vast reserves of onshore gas,…

Oversupply to impact RET shake-up

Oversupply to impact RET shake-up

CHANGES to delivery of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) must recognise a massive oversupply in the country’s energy market, Federal Industry minister Ian Macfarlane said. The Federal Government…

Power station to close early

Power station to close early

ONE of WA’s largest power plants, the Kwinana Power Station, will be shut down in April next year, six months ahead of schedule. State Energy minister Mike Nahan…

Building the Future

Power systems as good as new

Power systems as good as new

ENERGY Power Systems Australia (EPSA) is the nation’s specialised Caterpillar engine dealer for a broad…

Drilling specialists around the globe

Drilling specialists around the globe

DRILLMEC is an international leader in design, manufacturing and distribution of drilling and workover rigs…

Foundations standing the test of time

Foundations standing the test of time

STRONG foundations are integral to the success of any resources project and no-one knows this…

Providing liquid storage worldwide

Providing liquid storage worldwide

RESOURCE sites are often in remote locations, making liquid storage a top priority. Whether storing…

Crushing the competition

Crushing the competition

THE resources industry relies on quality equipment for the smooth running of its day-to-day activities.…

Marine works specialist covers all bases

Marine works specialist covers all bases

LEADING dredging and marine construction expert Jan De Nul Group has provided specialised services for…

Unearthing wisdom for current and future leaders

Unearthing wisdom for current and future leaders

SWANN Global is a privately owned, international executive search firm with a world-class reputation. Its…

Specialised drilling and blasting team gets the job done

Specialised drilling and blasting team gets the job done

DRILLNG and blasting company Cervan Marine has serviced the resources industry for more than 30…

Headline

Oil dynasty shifts to renewables

Oil dynasty shifts to renewables

HISTORY’s biggest oil family, the Rockefellers, has announced they are moving away from fossil fuels in a significant show of support for renewable energy. The Rockefeller family heirs…

Darwin Welcomes a One-Stop Shop For All Things Safety

Darwin Welcomes a One-Stop Shop For All Things Safety

Don’t miss out on the chance in 2014 to learn from thought leaders in workplace safety, at Safety in Action Darwin, March 19 and 20 at The Darwin…

Higher production guidance and assets sale close promising month

Higher production guidance and assets sale close promising month

IT has been a lively few months for Beach Energy, with an increased production guidance and the sale of three Queensland permits. The company raised its full year…

Explorer gets green light to acquire assets

Explorer gets green light to acquire assets

JUST days after securing shareholder support, New Standard Energy has acquired new assets in the Eagle Ford Shale play in Texas. The company has also completed a farm-in…

Special feature

Interview with Dr Susanne Bahn

Interview with Dr Susanne Bahn

The building and construction industry in WA has a poor safety record due, in the main, to the many unique challenges…

Tax boosts for pro-fracking UK councils

Tax boosts for pro-fracking UK councils

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has declared his government is going “all out for shale”, offering tax incentives worth millions to…

More land to be cleared on Barrow Island

More land to be cleared on Barrow Island

AN additional 32 hectares is set to be cleared at Barrow Island, with the WA Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) recommending the…