Intermin Resources will target further drilling around its Kalgoorlie gold project after banking a $2.5 million cash windfall from selling a minority stake in a gold project near Leinster to Saracen Mineral Holdings.

The first train from Mineral Resources’ Koolyanobbing operations has arrived at the Port of Esperance, signalling the end of a five-month long wait to ship iron ore from the south coast town.

The death of an electrician, who was crushed between a lift car and the shaft at a bauxite mine in WA’s south, has led to a company being fined $65,000.

BHP said it expects it will take a week to clear the track and resume rail operations at its Pilbara iron ore operations after a massive train derailment that has raised serious safety concerns.

Tensions have flared at Kin Mining after a former director attempting to return to the company lashed out at its board in a letter to shareholders.

Spitfire Materials is a company with a grand plan in the Goldfields as well as the experience, smarts and backing to pull it off.

Rio Tinto discovery could be biggest in 25 years.

Mark McGowan has put the nuclear option on the table hoping he won’t have to use it.

Explaurum boss John Lawton is feeling pretty comfortable, which is unusual for the managing director of a cash-poor explorer battling to develop an ambitious gold project.

The global explosion in demand for batteries will power WA mining but is unlikely to deliver a new manufacturing industry to the State, a special investigation of the burgeoning sector has found.

Mitsui has boosted Kidman Resources’ share price by joining Tesla to take lithium hydroxide from its proposed Kwinana refinery.