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LEAD & ADAPT 2018 SUMMIT - TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST!

Karratha Leisureplex

Thursday 29th November 9:00am - 11:30am

Learning. Laughter.  Leadership.

Proudly brought to you by the KDCCI and Market Creations.

An initiative of Horizon Power and supported by City of Karratha and Rio Tinto.

This half-day conference builds resilience and increases capability in leaders.

Whether you're an established or aspiring leader or businessperson after a good dose of inspiration, this event gives you the tools to lead, adapt, build resilience and thrive through difficult times.

The half-day Summit promises powerful insights into leading and adapting, as well as a few laughs along the way.

CLICK HERE to register via Eventbrite

 

PILBARA DIRECT FREIGHT STUDY

Date: Wednesday 5 December

Venue: Karratha International Hotel

Two sessions will be run, so choose a time that suits you best:

Session 1: 7:30am – 10:30am

Session 2: 11.00am – 2.00pm

Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by COB Friday 30 Nov 2018.

CLICK HERE to register via Eventbrite

More info: AFD Pty Ltd has been commissioned by the City of Karratha to undertake an important study into the current state of freight and logistics inwards to and outwards from the Pilbara region.

The study covers air, rail, sea and air freight.

Opportunities for logistics improvements into Karratha could include direct sea freight liner service links to Asia from Dampier and direct air freight links from Karratha to Asia.

The study focusses on general and construction freight, fuel, consumables, materials, equipment, machines and vehicles brought into the Pilbara to support: townships and town businesses, mines and mining exporters, oil and gas producers, industrial plants, government businesses, utility providers and pastoralists.

The study also details general freight, livestock, equipment, vehicles and materials or goods, including recyclables, brought out of the Pilbara. 

Please take 5 minutes to complete the survey:

Please press here to start OCR171902 Pilbara Freight Study Survey

Following that, please attend one of the following workshops to dicuss pricing and opportunities:

 

BHP SOUTH FLANK OPPORTUNITIES

BHP South Flank – How to connect to Project Opportunities

Many packages are being awarded for BHP’s South Flank project and they may have subcontract items that Pilbara companies can supply. 

Keep an eye on the ICN Gateway page as when the package is awarded ICNWA will post the successful tenderer.

 

How to find the opportunities

There’s lots of information on the ICN Gateway, so here’s a quick guide on how to navigate the site.

Project opportunities are being listed on ICN Gateway (Click here(NOTE: use Goggle Chrome as your browser)

Scroll down the South Flank Gateway project page and you will see successful contractors are being listed under the headings of Contracts (13 contracts awarded) and Procurement (8 packages awarded).

The gold cup symbol signifies the package has been awarded and the successful tenderer listed.

 

The following successful contractors have listed packages on the Gateway page. While these packages have closed there could be cascading supply opportunities when the successful awards are made. ICNWA will be posting the successful tenderer details against the package:  

 

CPB CONTRACTORS – BULK EARTHWORKS (MAC)

Stockyard Rail Grouting

Steel Fixing Services

Supply and Delivery of Bollards

Rail Welding

Scaffolding and Labour on Site

Electrical Installation

W-Beam Supply and Installation

 

CLOUGH PROJECTS AUSTRALIA

Road Surfacing - supply and install

Water Pumps and Standpipes

Heavy and Light Vehicle Wash Bay

 

NRW – BULK EARTHWORKS

Bitumen Sealing and Asphalt Works

HDPE Piping and Fittings Installation

Electrical Cabling and Conduit Installation

W Beam Guardrail Supply and Install

HDPE Pipework Fittings and Valves Supply

 

Are your details up to date?

ICNWA utilises the Aboriginal Business Directory WA to identify suitable regional companies. We also direct contractors and ad hoc enquiries that flow from these projects to the Register. It is very important for you to keep your ePilbara Business Capability Register profile up to date. 

Important areas of your profile you need to address so that your company is known are:

  • Products and services
  • Major plant and equipment
  • Past Projects


CCIWA – through Industry Capability Network WA – looks forward to helping you with your registration.

 

COMBINED TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

2-DAY PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE

Participants are provided with the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of project management and enhance their knowledge on the processes involved with initiating, planning, executing and controlling, and closing projects. 

Training to be run early 2019 subject to numbers.

Email events@kdcci.com.au if you'd like to book people onto the training. 

5-DAY HEALTH & SAFETY REP TRAINING

The training entails 5 days training, Brida are looking at flying the trainer from Perth to perform the training as it is more cost effective.

Training to be run before Christmas 2018.

Email safetycoordinator@brida.net.au if you'd like to book people onto the training.

 

PILBARA LABOUR MARKET REVIEW

We have over 1300 jobs listed on SEEK for Karratha. With an unemployment rate of less than 2% we need don't need more jobs in the Pilbara, we need more people living and working here. 

The more data we have to prove which skilled professions are in highest demand, the more we can influence opportunities for a Designated Area Migration Agreement to allow Pilbara employers to sponsor skilled and semi-skilled overseas workers in areas experiencing skills and labour shortages.

Obvioucly this is just one of the strategies to address this issue a number of our local businesses are facing, along with the City of Karratha's $1.9M place branding strategy.  

Please fill out this survey and go in to win a $150 voucher of your choice:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WR85BP5

Survey has been extended until the Lead & Adapt Summit 2018. Winner will be drawn next Thursday 29th November.

 

SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOPS

Digital Marketing for Your Business, RSM Business Local

Wednesday 28th Oct 9:00am - 12:00pm

CLICK HERE to register via Eventbrite

 

MISSION AUSTALIA BBQ - TODAY 23 NOV

DATE: Friday 23rd November (TODAY)

TIME: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Where: On the open space between the ANZ bank and Bankwest building

Free White Ribbon merchandise
Free BBQ and water available
Children's art and craft activities

Plenty of shade

Their focus is to raise awareness, create opportunity for conversations
and to speak out against family and domestic violence.

Contact Gill at Mission Australia 9182 3600 for more info.

 

PILBARA TRANSPORT INDUSTRY FORUM

The Pilbara Transport Industry event will give attendees an update on the major national issues, changes in regulations and include an open discussion on how does the industry address the skilled driver shortage in WA. Great to have North Regional TAFE join us for the open discussion.  

Free to attend, but you need to register – by email info@westernroads.com.au

 

NR TAFE - DIPLOMA IN NURSING 

 

PROPOSED TRADE CERTIFICATE ONLINE VERIFICATION TOOL WAAMS:0014850

The Department of Training and Workforce Development Apprenticeship Office is proposing to develop an online database that displays the trade certificate details achieved by individuals in Western Australia. The database would enable stakeholders to search the database in order to verify a person’s trade details.

CLICK HERE to read the discussion paper.

CLICK HERE for the FAQ document.

 

MAKE THE SMART MOVE TO GAP RIDGE INDUSTRIAL

Quality often comes at a price, but not at Gap Ridge Industrial. You can upgrade your business with affordable industrial land from just $77/sqm. All lots are fully serviced with power, water, sewer and NBN.

When it comes to location, Gap Ridge Industrial is strategically located only nine kilometres from the Karratha Town Centre and two kilometres from the airport.

LandCorp has recently released eight new general industrial lots sized 6,722sqm to 29,776sqm from $695,000 ex. GST. To find out more contact Shane Smith on 0419 912 622 or Warick Irving on 0413 863 335 or visit landcorp.com.au/gapridge.

Click here for further information

 

WARAMBIE ESTATE - THE PERFECT PLACE TO CALL HOME

Warambie Estate is the perfect place for your staff to call home. The estate is a short walk to the Karratha City Shopping Centre, and set amongst a lush park with BBQ facilities, an outdoor playing area and parking for boats.

With six different architecturally designed homes this affordable accommodation is a mix of one, two and three-bedroom homes for service workers, with prices starting at just $270 a week.

A joint application must be lodged by the employer and employee. For more information, contact Erica Prestidge on 0401 942 474 or visit nlvlifestyledevelopments.com.au. Conditions apply.

Click here for further information and to apply now!

Landcorp

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SAVE THE DATES!

  • Wednesday 28th November: RSM Business Local Workshop - Digital Marketing Your Business
  • Thursday 29th November: 2018 Lead & Adapt Summit
  • Wednesday 5th December: Pilbara Direct Freight Workshops
  • Wednesday 5th December: Rio Tinto Capability Enhancement Programme - Workshop #4

 

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