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Oversize escort shortage prompts delay fears

Fears are growing that big WA mining projects could be delayed and budgets blown out because of a bottleneck for truckies trying to move oversize loads. 

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MACA cuts $61m deal with Beadell Resources

MACA has struck a 61 million deal with Beadell Resources to terminate a Brazil gold mining contract. 

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Civmec completes ASX listing process

Civmec Construction and Engineering has completed the process of listing on the Australian Securities Exchange. 

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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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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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