Western Australia is set to streamline administrative procedures to encourage more individuals and businesses to use government online services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Western Australian Government has awarded the Australian Vanadium project with lead agency status, providing the development with simplified approval processes.
Exploration companies in Western Australia can apply for an expenditure exemption from the state government if they are unable to meet the tenement’s expenditure requirements.
The former Ellendale diamond mine is set for a new lease of life in 2020, as Gibb River Diamonds accepts an offer to apply for new tenements.
Beacon Minerals has opened the Jaurdi gold mine near Coolgardie in Western Australia.
Gold Fields has opened its $112 million hybrid renewable project at the Agnew gold mine in Goldfields, Western Australia.
The Western Australian Government is set to release $4.93 million of funding for nickel and gold exploration in the Eastern Goldfields.
The Western Australian Government has released a new greenhouse gas emissions policy for major projects assessed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety has called for applications for round 20 of the exploration incentive scheme’s (EIS) co-funded exploration drilling program.
Western Australia has introduced a guide for mine site rehabilitation that was backed by funding from mining companies such as BHP, Rio Tinto and Roy Hill.
Woodside Energy has urged the Western Australian State Government to reject the Environmental Protection Authority’s revised guidance on greenhouse gas emissions as it could jeopardise the Browse, Scarborough and Pluto Train 2 projects.
Sulphate of potash (SOP) producers are set to enjoy lower potash rental rates in Western Australia early next year as the existing rental rate was found to be “inappropriate”.
The Perth Mint unveiled Australia’s most expensive coin, Discovery, valued at $2.48 million. It is considered the most valuable collector coin in history.
The Western Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest to reopen and operate the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia.
The McGowan government has released an updated draft FIFO code of practice to protect Western Australians’ mental health in the workplace.
The Western Australian Government has launched a taskforce that will develop a plan for the state to capitalise on its potential to produce and process lithium and other crucial battery metals.
Mines and petroleum minister Bill Johnston has opened the Registered Managers Forum at the Pan Pacific Perth. The forum gives mine managers and key decision makers the opportunity to work together to drive safer outcomes for workers at Western Australian mining operations. Safety consultant Deb Grubbe, who has served on a NASA advisory panel and is … Continue reading Experts to speak at safety forum for mine managers
The Western Australian Government plans to continue funding the $10 million a year Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS).
A ban on uranium mining has returned to Western Australia. The state’s Labor Government, which stormed to power behind Mark McGowan in March, yesterday implemented a ban on uranium mining on all future granted mining leases.
Peter Tinley’s tenure as Western Australian mines and petroleum minister is over after barely a week.