Sunday 26th Sep, 2021

WA to fast track 17 resources projects, unlock more than 20,000 jobs

The Western Australian Government will cut application wait times for major resource projects, as part of a move to unlock…
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Largest lithium plant of its kind launched in WA

One of the largest lithium hydroxide plants of its kind in the world has been launched in Kwinana, Western Australia,…
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Several Australian industries, including mining, could benefit from big data analysis. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP’s long-term Pilbara plan approved

BHP’s 50 to 100-year strategic vision for the Pilbara, which includes the creations of tens of thousands of jobs, has…
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Cataby mineral sands mine officially opens in WA

A $275 million mineral sands mine has been officially opened and is expected to sustain 600 ongoing jobs over its…
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Rio Tinto backs Australia’s first automation TAFE course

Rio Tinto has introduced Australia’s first nationally recognised qualifications in automation to provide workers with skills in the science, technology,…
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Australia establishes $53M national battery research hub

The Australian Government is providing a $25 million grant to an industry-led battery research centre in Perth, Western Australia, to…
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Fortescue approves $3.7B Iron Bridge project

Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) and its joint venture partner Formosa have approved Stage 2 of the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project,…
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New WA strategy to develop battery minerals sector

The Western Australian Government has launched a new strategy to become a world-leading exporter of future battery minerals, materials, technologies…
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