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3rd Annual Western Australia Resources & Infrastructure Conference
16-17 September 2013, Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, WA

Western Australia is the nation’s resources powerhouse and 38 per cent of the country’s exports. Western Australia, like the rest of Australia, faces unprecedented challenges going forward, including significant growth in the resources industry and pressure on infrastructure to keep pace with the rapid mining expansion.  Recognising the importance of integrating land use and infrastructure planning the State Government is keen to build on its partnerships with the Australian and local governments and the private sector.  It’s main focus under the “Western Australian Future Directions Part III” it is heavily involved in delivering rail, port and transport infrastructure as well as increasing water supply and housing facilities to support the State’s mining boom.

This two day conference will address the myriad challenges and opportunities that face the resources industry today and in the future, and focus on a number of case studies and government legislated projects. 

Western Australia is enjoying historically high levels of infrastructure construction activity as a result of the significant resources and mineral industry and under the “Future Directions Part III” plan for 2013-2031 continues to expand and grow.

The Western Australian Resources and Infrastructure Conference 2013 will provide delegates with a platform to hear from industry leaders about up-to-date projects in Western Australia.  The conference will focus not only on the potential of further exploration and mining opportunities but also on the areas of concern and thus opportunities for infrastructure developments.


3rd Annual Western Australia Resources & Infrastructure Conference
16-17 September 2013, Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, WA

Western Australia is the nation’s resources powerhouse and 38 per cent of the country’s exports. Western Australia, like the rest of Australia, faces unprecedented challenges going forward, including significant growth in the resources industry and pressure on infrastructure to keep pace with the rapid mining expansion.  Recognising the importance of integrating land use and infrastructure planning the State Government is keen to build on its partnerships with the Australian and local governments and the private sector.  It’s main focus under the “Western Australian Future Directions Part III” it is heavily involved in delivering rail, port and transport infrastructure as well as increasing water supply and housing facilities to support the State’s mining boom.

This two day conference will address the myriad challenges and opportunities that face the resources industry today and in the future, and focus on a number of case studies and government legislated projects. 

Western Australia is enjoying historically high levels of infrastructure construction activity as a result of the significant resources and mineral industry and under the “Future Directions Part III” plan for 2013-2031 continues to expand and grow.

The Western Australian Resources and Infrastructure Conference 2013 will provide delegates with a platform to hear from industry leaders about up-to-date projects in Western Australia.  The conference will focus not only on the potential of further exploration and mining opportunities but also on the areas of concern and thus opportunities for infrastructure developments.

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Key Speakers



  • Sue McCarrey
    Deputy Director General
    Policy and Planning, Department of Transport

  • Paul Gale
    A/Director State Workforce Planning
    Department of Training and Workforce Development WA

  • Simon Skevington
    Project Director Reform
    Department of Mines and Petroleum

  • David Harvey
    Specialist Management Consultant
    Thinc


Top 5 Reasons to Attend

LEARN from the experts about the future landscape in the resources and infrastructure industry
DISCUSS the challenges facing this booming industry and meeting its needs
MEASURE the seismic shift in the State’s focus towards expansion with expected financial gains
DISCOVER what will be the next major projects in the mining and energy sector
HEAR how the industry is meeting this demand with innovative ways in transporting

Topics Overview

  • Reforming the Western Australian minerals and petroleum industry
  • Waste to Energy Project – a vital infrastructure solution for the Pilbara
  • The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) Sustainability Rating Scheme
  • How can IR reform help address cost pressures in the mining industry?
  • State Aviation Strategy and the Resource Industry
  • Gorgon Project (Barrow Island)
  • Infrastructure required to optimise Inner Harbour, Port Hedland Port Authority - Pilbara
  • Pilbara region - a look at the rapid expansion of this rich mining environment

Who should attend

  • Federal, State & Local Government department & agencies
  • Mining and Exploration Companies
  • Freight & Logistics
  • Banking, Finance & Law
  • Construction Contractors
  • Suppliers
  • Project Developers & Planners
  • Urban & Rural Developers
  • Road, Rail & Ports
  • Consultants (Environmental / Engineering / Project Management)
  • Economists

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