Official Recording of Senate Enquiry Into the Future of Australia’s Steel Industry (Video)
On 6th April 2016 WTIA CEO Geoff Crittenden appeared before the Senate Economics References Committee after being invited to make a submission to the Inquiry into the future of Australia’s Steel Industry.
The links below will direct you to the official recording of the entire day’s proceedings of the enquiry.
WTIA CEO Geoff Crittenden, along with South Australia’s Nick Xenophon, spoke with Radio FiveAA’s Leon Byner about the shortage of welders in South Australia and the potential impact on South Australia’s ability to deliver on the shipbuilding contracts. See the article that started the conversation here
HOLDEN workers can go from the auto floor to being “gate ready” to weld ships and submarines — but the State Government isn’t interested, the Welding Technology Institute of Australia says. WTIA chief executive officer Geoff Crittenden told The Advertiser of his frustration that workers could be missing out, as experts say a shortage of welders is… Read more »
An oversupply of Chinese steel is plaguing the industry worldwide and Australian steelmakers are struggling to survive, as cheap raw and fabricated Chinese product floods the market. Click here to view video or the report online