Chamber’s Executive met on May 1 and had long discussions on several issues which relate to the region.
Number one item on the agenda was the conditional approval from the Nyrstar Board for the go ahead, due to the backing of the State Government.
President, Mark Hanlon said he was delighted with the news and was confident final approval will be given within three weeks.
“This will give the business community and the general public much needed confidence for the future Mr Hanlon said.
The senior executive of the Nyrstar’s Port Pirie plant, Bertus DeVilliers attended the meeting and has accepted a position on Chamber’s executive.
The meeting discussed the importance of attracting more members and this will be a priority for the next two months. Membership is due from July 1.
Regional Council CEO, Dr Andrew Johnson, told the meeting that council has purchased a new electronic clock for Ellen street. The clock will not only have temperatures and times, but also has the capacity to advertise special events.
Other topics discussed were proposed road works, the upgrade of the boat ramp and signage for city entrances.