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Mine camp fight

The Shire of Coolgardie has thrown its support behind the relocation of a 300-person fly-in, fly-out mining village to house workers from one of the region’s biggest gold miners in the town, drawing criticism from City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mayor John Bowler. 

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High hopes for Balla Balla project

Optimism around the proposed Balla Balla port and rail project is running high following a Todd Corp subcommittee visit to Australia and signing of China State Engineering as lead contractor.

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WA potash producer signs with big German firm

Aspiring potash producer Kalium Lakes has signed a term sheet with German chemical giant K+S to supply 100 per cent of product from stage one of its flagship Beyondie sulphate of potash project, 160km south-east of Newman.

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Mine lifts town’s fortunes

Norseman’s subdued mining industry will receive a much-needed breath of life this year, with the world’s third commercial caesium mine set to open near the town in August.

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Visit high on agenda of new chamber boss

New Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA Chief Executive Paul Everingham has put a visit to the regions that support the State’s mining industry high on his to-do list as he moves into the role over the next month.

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KCGM nears call of jobs

The owner of Kalgoorlie’s Super Pit expects to inform staff next week how many jobs will be cut after two major rock falls last month cut-off access to part of the iconic gold mine.

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industry insight

Tracking the trends into 2018 and beyond

The future is full of change for the mining sector, according to Deloitte’s Tracking the Trends

Products & Technology

Collaborate and plan

People & Projects

Fuchs goes big in at Beresfield 

Occupational Safety & Health

Two-pronged approach to frontline innovation 


A fleeting opportunity

Western Australian Chief Scientist Professor Peter Klinken believes the time is now for battery metals.

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