Tawana Resources has moved to expand its lithium footprint south east of Kambalda and raise more cash.
Paladin Energy founder and former boss John Borshoff has emerged as managing director and chief executive of Subiaco-based uranium explorer Deep Yellow.
Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls wants to quarantine money from his proposed mining tax from the GST distribution formula in a bid to keep the extra cash in WA rather than flow to the bottom line of poorer Eastern States.
Former BHP Billiton iron ore boss Jimmy Wilson and two serving Perth-based executives of the mining giant are among 22 people charged with murder over the Samarco mine disaster in Brazil last year.
Businessman Peter Landau is facing further legal headaches, with Nkwe Platinum pursuing its former director through the courts for at least US$1.9 (A$2.5) million.