The Western Australian manufacturing industry is a varied mix of businesses producing: Chemical, Polymer, Fertiliser, Pesticide, Pharmaceutical, Medicinal, Cleaning, Toiletry, Explosives, Adhesive, Paint, Clay brick, Ceramic, Cement, Plaster, Concrete, Alumina, Copper, Silver Lead, Zinc, Gold and Plastics; bottle, pipe, foam, flooring, fiberglass and rubber products.
Some of the larger Western Australia manufacturers have large production facilities for alumina production (66% of national product (NP)), gold processing (60% NP), industrial gasses (25% NP), clay brick (24% NP) and explosives (22% NP).
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Manufacturing - The Manufactured Mineral Products Industry Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work, links the sector trends, workforce skill priorities and training plan to effectively meet the future skill needs.
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