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RIN welcomes Adani announcement that will bring confidence to the market and potential workforce

29-Nov-2018

Resource Industry Network (RIN) is very pleased with today’s announcement that Adani has secured finance for its Carmichael Mine project and will commence construction immediately.

Adani Mining CEO Lucas Dow made the announcement in Mackay today stating the construction and operation of the mine would begin straight away.

RIN general manager Adrienne Rourke said the creation of a new mine brought confidence to the sector and best positioned this region to provide construction and maintenance services.

“This project will deliver 1500 direct jobs, as well as a further 6750 indirect jobs, during its construction phase. This means even more jobs for our region and continued economic growth, as well as more confidence for people looking to move to the region for work opportunities because of the longevity in the sector,” Ms Rourke said.

“It is important to remember that we require continuous support when it comes to developing the Galilee Basin, to ensure the confidence in the market about the future of the METS sector.

“RIN calls upon all levels of government to discuss and support the efforts being made to attract people to our region to fill the numerous roles that are available now and into the future.

“But today is exciting news and we look forward to working with the Adani Mining team to ensure the businesses in our region are best placed when it comes to securing work. We boast a world-class engineering and heavy industrial sector that is innovative and safety-conscious, and ready to deliver solutions to this important project,” she said.


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Read the Adani press release here: https://www.adaniaustralia.com/Media-Centre#latestNews


For further information, please contact:

RIN Communications Officer

Jodie Thompson

P: 07 4952 4184

M: 0408 638 968

Email: comms@resourceindustrynetwork.org.au