The Australian and Western Australian Governments have agreed to streamline environment approvals to cut delays for new projects.
Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan and Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston have announced $8.2 million in funding for resources exploration to fuel the state’s COVID-19 recovery.
The Western Australian Government’s $5.5 billion recovery plan will support minerals exploration to increase mining activity across the state.
The Perth Mint has initiated an independent third-party review of its audit process in response to allegations that the refinery was purchasing gold from a convicted murderer in Papua New Guinea.
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan is encouraging fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers to relocate to the state permanently, following an announcement of new home building incentives.
Mines in the Kimberly region of Western Australia are set to benefit from the the state government’s lift on interstate travel restrictions.
Clive Palmer has submitted documents to the High Court opposing the Western Australia border closure, calling it “unconstitutional”.
Western Australia’s battery minerals have contributed $6 billion in export revenue in the 2018-19 financial year, according to a state government report.
The Western Australian Government has granted a special rail licence for the construction and operation of Fortescue Metal Group’s Eliwana iron ore mine and rail project in the Pilbara region.
WesTrac is set to build a Western Australian technology training facility in Collie that will focus on providing courses in autonomous operations.
Lynas Corporation has selected Kalgoorlie, Western Australia as the home for its cracking and leaching plant for rare earth minerals processing.
The Western Australian government has given Kalium Lakes its support in developing its Beyondie sulphate of potash project (BSOPP).
The Western Australian McGowan Government has finalised an ongoing dispute with mining major BHP related to iron ore royalty deductions.
The McGowan Government has launched the Western Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy, designed to aid the state’s growth as a battery minerals exporter.
A disagreement has emerged between the Western Australian Government and Clive Palmer over the dispute between the mining magnate’s company, Mineralogy, and China’s CITIC Pacific.
The Western Australian Government has banned hydraulic fracturing over 98 per cent of the state, with traditional owners and farmers having the right to say no to fracking production for the first time.
Albemarle Corp’s proposed Kemerton lithium plant in the South West region in Western Australia has received its environmental approval from the state government.
Mineral Resources has secured a milestone at the Koolyanobbing iron ore operation by delivering its first fully loaded train from the site to the Port of Esperance.
Balla Balla Infrastructure Group (BBIG) has made significant progress with its Western Australia iron ore railway project, having received royal assent to become ratified as a WA act of parliament.
South African gold producer Gold Fields is reconsidering its exploration expenditure in Western Australia in light of the proposed 50 per cent gold royalty hike (from 2.5 to 3.75 per cent) by the McGowan State Government.