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Treasurer rules out another tilt at gold tax hike

The McGowan Government has officially abandoned plans to hit up the WA gold sector for cash again ahead of next month’s State Budget.

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Uranium mine gets green tick ahead of election

Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price gave the all-clear for a controversial uranium mine in WA’s Mid West just a day before Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the election, it has been revealed.

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Mincor invites offers for Widgiemooltha project

Nickel hopeful Mincor Resources is looking to put its short-lived dalliance with gold to one side, inviting offers for its Widgiemooltha gold project as it looks to sharpen its tools for a potential restart of its Kambalda nickel mines.

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Golden goal for netball with $5m partnership

WA Netball will be able to unearth new talent with $5 million from the State’s gold miners.

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Koolan back in business after $100m rebuild

Mt Gibson Iron on Wednesday crowned itself as Australia’s highest-grade exporter of hematite, with the first shipment of iron ore from its restarted Koolan Island mine off the Kimberley coast.

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Argyle diamond set to fetch millions

This rare sparkler may be worth millions but its discovery at Argyle in the Kimberley won’t be enough to stop the mine’s closure next year.

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industry insight

Bearing the weight of risk

While mining giants like BHP and Rio Tinto dominate much of the public spotlight in Australia,

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Products and Technology

Sounding out a town’s gold secrets

The search for gold has inspired people for generations and has resulted in numerous expeditions to far-flung areas of the world.

People and Projects

Towards a carbon neutral future

In May 2017, De Beers announced an ambitious goal of creating a carbon neutral mine within five to 10 years.

Occupational Health and Safety

New washer system offers better safety

Since 1968, Hytorc Torque Tooling has been developing, engineering and perfecting torque tools designed to improve productivity and safety across a number of

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Industrial past to be revived at Port Augusta

For almost half a century the port in the name Port Augusta has been symbolic – a legacy of the city’s formation and growth through the 1800s and its importance as an early shipping hub for...

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