Author - Tara Tyrrell

Big Blades Turn at Coopers Gap Wind Farm

Hundreds of workers at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm site were excited to see the fruits of their labour take shape, with the completion of the first wind turbine tower in mid-November.

Iron ore

The History of Mining in Australia

Silver and copper ores were discovered in Australia in the 1840s, just when the early colonies were about to go bankrupt.

Top 10 Worst Global Mine Disasters

Top 10 worst mine disasters in the world   Thousands of lives have been lost in the mining industry over the centuries, and while every disaster is a tragedy, some are far worse than others.  ...

New climate change policy for WA

The West Australian Government will develop a new, co-ordinated climate change policy for the State.   Western Australia’s previous climate change strategy, Adapting to Our Changing...

A fairer share for mining towns

Media Release: The Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources Committee  tabled the report for its mining inquiry, entitled Keep it in the regions: Mining and resources industry support for...

Gold/Silver Index

Mining jobs