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Mining in the Pilbara
Conference 2014
John Lally
CEO, KDCCI
Who am I?
• CEO, Karratha and Districts Chamber of
Commerce and Industry
• Deputy Mayor, City of Karratha
• Chairman, Aust...
About us
KDCCI
Mining and
Resources
Government
Community
SME
STRONG, INDEPENDENT
VOICE
MEMBER BUSINESSES
GOVERNED BY A
VOL...
We believe a strong local economy,
which provides outstanding
opportunities for employment and
investment, education and t...
Business Excellence Awards Pilbara Pulse Economic SummitBusiness After Hours
KDCCI Corporate Golf Day
www.kdcci.asn.au
Pil...
www.kdcci.asn.au
Engagement
KDCCI
Business
Government
CommunitySME
Industry
2015 and beyond…
• Supply and Logistics
• Agribusiness
• Tourism
• Renewable Energy
• Education
• Technology and Innovation
Construction >
Production
Increased throughput
across Pilbara ports
Increased export
earnings
Ex(port)
Anketell Port
4 March, 2010
WA Govt.
announcement
10 June 2011
WA Govt.
releases study
results into
marine-based
Common Us...
United States
$US145 billion
Netherlands
$US121 billion
Germany
$US71 billion
Leading global food exporters
Australia’s fo...
Aquaculture is
the fastest
growing sector in
global food
production
$70 million
2014
$5 billion
2050
Q. Could mine
site de...
Tourists spend almost $100 billion a
year on holiday in Australia
About 6.6 million overseas
visitors arrived in Australia...
What renewable energy
sources is the world using?
Source: International Energy Agency
Education
International student commencements by sector 2005-2014.
Source: Austrade.
Technology and
Innovation
Affordability
“The Pilbara costs of doing business are
far higher than the rest of WA
and most of Australia”
RDA Pilbara, ...
“The economic opportunity, if
we put the infrastructure in
place is just tremendous.”
- Rupert Murdoch
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John Lally delivered the presentation at the 2014 Mining the Pilbara Conference.

The 2014 Mining the Pilbara Conference explored current projects and regulatory updates in the Pilbara region.

For more information about the event, please visit: http://www.informa.com.au/pilbaramining14

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  1. 1. Mining in the Pilbara Conference 2014 John Lally CEO, KDCCI
  2. 2. Who am I? • CEO, Karratha and Districts Chamber of Commerce and Industry • Deputy Mayor, City of Karratha • Chairman, Australia China Business Council (Pilbara Committee) • Among other things…
  3. 3. About us KDCCI Mining and Resources Government Community SME STRONG, INDEPENDENT VOICE MEMBER BUSINESSES GOVERNED BY A VOLUNTEER EXECUTIVE BOARD
  4. 4. We believe a strong local economy, which provides outstanding opportunities for employment and investment, education and training, builds better communities.
  5. 5. Business Excellence Awards Pilbara Pulse Economic SummitBusiness After Hours KDCCI Corporate Golf Day www.kdcci.asn.au Pilbara Pulse Economic Summit Business After Hours What we do…
  6. 6. www.kdcci.asn.au
  7. 7. Engagement KDCCI Business Government CommunitySME Industry
  8. 8. 2015 and beyond… • Supply and Logistics • Agribusiness • Tourism • Renewable Energy • Education • Technology and Innovation
  9. 9. Construction > Production Increased throughput across Pilbara ports Increased export earnings Ex(port)
  10. 10. Anketell Port 4 March, 2010 WA Govt. announcement 10 June 2011 WA Govt. releases study results into marine-based Common User Facility 9 May 2012 WA Govt. moves to acquire land for Anketell Port 1 Feb 2013 WA Minister for Environment issues State Environmental Approval 17 May 2013 Federal Environmental Minister issues Federal Environmental Approval ?
  11. 11. United States $US145 billion Netherlands $US121 billion Germany $US71 billion Leading global food exporters Australia’s food exports were worth about $21 billion in 2012-2013
  12. 12. Aquaculture is the fastest growing sector in global food production $70 million 2014 $5 billion 2050 Q. Could mine site dewatering technologies help support land-based agriculture in the Pilbara?
  13. 13. Tourists spend almost $100 billion a year on holiday in Australia About 6.6 million overseas visitors arrived in Australia in 2013-2014
  14. 14. What renewable energy sources is the world using? Source: International Energy Agency
  15. 15. Education International student commencements by sector 2005-2014. Source: Austrade.
  16. 16. Technology and Innovation
  17. 17. Affordability “The Pilbara costs of doing business are far higher than the rest of WA and most of Australia” RDA Pilbara, Cost of Doing Business in the Pilbara, May 2013
  18. 18. “The economic opportunity, if we put the infrastructure in place is just tremendous.” - Rupert Murdoch
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