PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Skills shortage could hamper growth: Beattie

Skills shortage could hamper growth: Beattie

THE SUCCESS of a state government strategy designed to ensure the future of the manufacturing sector in central Queensland will depend on the ability of the industry to attract skilled employees, says premier Peter Beattie.

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Fighting for the future

THE civil construction industry is locked in battle with industries like building construction, mining, transport and agriculture for a diminishing pool of skilled workers, and is in imminent danger of losing, the Civil Contractors Federation national conference in Perth was warned last month.

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