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3.23kg gold found in Goldfield

A massive gold nugget worth at least $110,000 has been uncovered by a prospector in remote WA.

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State, Federal governments urged to act on lithium

A major report on the future of Australia’s mining sector has backed industry calls for State and Federal governments to help invest in downstream processing of battery minerals and provide the next generation of high-tech jobs in WA and across the nation.

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Cultural query on Beta Hunt gold stones tour

The Canadian company that unearthed massive gold specimens at the Beta Hunt mine near Kambalda will have to navigate strict Federal regulations in its bid to exhibit them around the world ahead of a planned auction.

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Liontown to fast-track Buldania resource

Liontown Resources will be looking to fast-track a maiden resource estimate at Buldania after making a second discovery at its project 30km north-east of Norseman.

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Tribune Resources sells Perth Mint

Tribune Resources has finally cashed out its gold holdings at the Perth Mint to fund a $175 million special dividend to its long-suffering shareholders.

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Iron ore mine bailout ‘cost taxpayers $250m’

The total cost to taxpayers of bailing out the shuttered Koolyanobbing iron ore mine to save jobs at Esperance port could be more than $250 million, the State Opposition says.

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industry insight

Swinging for heavyweight status

Iron ore. The red dirt stalwart long seen as a staple of the Western Australian mining scene.

Gold.

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Products and Technology

Steel builds, no bolts or welds

“It’s Lego for buildings” is the way Yenem Engineering Services Director Dave Meney summarised the company’s newly developed altCONNECT technology.

From its West

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People and Projects

Kalgoorlie set to play major role in global lithium production

Riding the wave of State Government investment in battery-metal production, lithium miner Neometals recently revealed its plans to

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Occupational Health and Safety

Data-driven approach finds optimal training pathway

A breakthrough in the medium fidelity space, Immersive Technologies’ new simulation platform is already proving to be an industry game changer.

Ideal for

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interview

The future workforce of mining

The very concept of work is being redefined due to changing workforce demographics and rapid advancements in technology, and the Australian mining industry is no exception.

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