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Celebrating 30 Years of Industrial Excellence

Celebrating 30 Years of Industrial Excellence

published November 15, 2021 on The West AustralianThirty years ago, KIC was incorporated as an industry association by the industrial companies located in the Kwinana Industrial Area (KIA). The fi rst person employed was a technician, whose job was to carry out air...

Kwinana’s Lithium Valley ticks all the boxes for new resident – WA

Kwinana’s Lithium Valley ticks all the boxes for new resident – WA

published November 1, 2021 on The West AustralianThe Kwinana Industrial Area’s Lithium Valley is vastly evolving with the newest resident, Covalent Lithium, recently entering a long-term lease for its refinery.The Kwinana Industrial Area’s Lithium Valley is vastly...

WTC Development Board necessary for streamlined governance – WA

WTC Development Board necessary for streamlined governance – WA

published November 1, 2021 on The West AustralianA Western Trade Coast (WTC) Development Board is the State’s best chance of bringing the lucrative, $16 billion in economic output, region to its maximum potential, according to the Kwinana Industries Council.Operating...

United front essential to maintain viability

United front essential to maintain viability

published September 20, 2021 on The West Australian Demands to build cheap housing in an industrial buffer zone is an emerging constraint on the growth of Perth’s Western Trade Coast (WTC), threatening to derail the commercial region’s trajectory to a $28 billion...

Exciting projects underpin industrial precinct vision

Exciting projects underpin industrial precinct vision

published September 20, 2021 on The West Australian The Western Trade Coast (WTC) is the State’s gateway for international trade, following a push from industry advocates to maximise its potential into the future.Already, the WTC – spanning 6000 hectares – is...

World-leading example of industry symbiosis

World-leading example of industry symbiosis

published September 20, 2021 on The West Australian Pumping $16 billion into the state’s economy, the Kwinana Industrial Area (KIA) is a significant economic driver in Western Australia. Responsible for the direct and indirect employment of more than 30,000 people –...

KIA: the beating heart

KIA: the beating heart

published September 20, 2021 on The West Australian Settlers arrived on the shores of Cockburn Sound in 1829 with high hopes of building farming ventures. Almost 200 years later and with not a single milking shed in sight, the coastal area just 30km from Perth is now...

Political Party Donations and Corporate Gifts

Political Party Donations and Corporate Gifts

Donations, hospitality and gifts to elected and employee public servants – Good, bad or ‘don’t care’?There has again been recent media attention directed towards the motivations behind political party donations and corporate gifts/hospitality to State-elected...

2020 – The Highlights

2020 – The Highlights

I wanted to end this most challenging year on a positive note, and so I’m going to run through 2020’s highlights for industry – and I’m not going to mention COVID once – except for that one. The new port in KwinanaGreat news from the Government that there was a...

Students Graduate From the 2020 KIC iSCIENCE Project

Students Graduate From the 2020 KIC iSCIENCE Project

They have formed friendships, discovered a range of career opportunities that Kwinana industry has to offer, and have been inspired by industry personnel working in the current industrial workforce. In a special ceremony held last night 34 students from local high...

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