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Fleet stood down after Premier Coal truck fires

Premier Coal has pulled an entire fleet of mine trucks out of action at it’s Collie site after five fires in three weeks. Two weeks ago a truck burst into flames at the mine, with four other...

DMP investigates equipment fires at Premier Coal site

Premier Coal’s Collie mine is under investigation due to five separate fires involving trucks and machinery in the past three weeks. Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources Safety Division...

Fees on hold ahead of new WA mining reforms

The introduction of any cost-recovery fees for processing mining, exploration and prospecting applications will be deferred to complement the passage of major reform legislation, set to benefit the...

WA FIFO inquiry recommends code of practice

A Code of Practice has been recommended to address issues surrounding mental health and FIFO work arrangements The Education and Health Standing Committee handed down its report – The impact of...

Clive Palmer Loses His Nut Over Fraud Accusations in WA

Clive Palmer has lost his nut at Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett for taking the side of a Chinese resources company who allege he funneled  their money into his own political campaign fund...

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