The world’s biggest lithium deposit is in Western Australia. Curtain University’s Peter Newman describes the potential lithium holds for jobs and the economy.
Tourism WA commissioned Brighthouse to assess the needs of the caravan and camping sector. Findings in the Brighthouse report, A Strategic Approach to Caravanning and Camping Tourism in WA 2012 guided the development of the WA Caravan and Camping Action Plan."
Russian Miner Ualkali has dashed BHP's hopes of a replacement for declining iron ore prices. Uralkali is the world's largest potash producer and on Tuesday announced it's ending the decades-old distribution arrangement with Belarus, which controls roughly 43% of global exports, to go it alone.
The town of Boddington is hoping that the losses by Newmont Mining do not lead to more redundancies and a shrinking of the local economy.
The WA Government has issued a challenge to aspiring miners to invest in Port infrastructure. Looking for signal vs noise from Yilgarn Iron Ore mining prospectors now.
The long awaited decision on the Esperance Port upgrade may have been made easier by a report that the port expansion could be staged. This will have major benefits for the "Supertown" of Esperance and the Goldfields region.
Exorbitant costs and the drying up of new developments have taken a severe toll on mining plant hire in the mineral-rich state of Western Australia.
A revolutionary technology for the mining recovers copper from mine tailings improving the viability of copper and perhaps other mineral mining.
What other practical applications do you know for Lego? According to ABC News Lego robotics have been introduced to the classrooms of Newman Senior High in Western Australia with the goal of giving students a first-hand understanding of key aspects of the mining industry.