The mining industry in the Pilbara region and Port Hedland has a strong future. The latest resources sector data demonstrates that despite international economic conditions, the sector has the potential to continue to drive expansion and growth for the State and local economy.
As global demand for Western Australian iron ore increases, the continued development of the Pilbara – and the Town of Port Hedland as the home of the world’s largest bulk export facility – is critical to ensuring the region benefits from its vast mineral wealth.
PHIC members support the diversification of the Port Hedland economy and are keen to work with authorities to maintain and foster the co-existence of industry and community.
Industry will remain a significant contributor the social and economic development of the region, providing the job security and stability the region needs for the community to continue to grow and prosper.
PHIC members continue to support local business as part of their individual local content commitments.