100kg of pork, 800 rooms and 6000 pieces of linen: life managing a remote WA mine camp

With the nearest major regional centre more than 300km away, keeping a mining village ticking over is no easy feat.

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Food at Tropicana mine site

How much food do you need to keep a mining camp going?

The kitchen at AngloGold Ashanti's Tropicana mine runs a crew of eight chefs around the clock just to keep workers fed.

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WA’s Solar MacGyver won’t stop pushing the boundaries

Dave Sharp doesn't mind at all if you compare him to the hero from one of the 1980s' most iconic TV series.

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‘You could hear the rumblings’: Adam built a business around mining’s big shift

Adam Gangemi reckons there is a simple measure when it comes to the increasing focus on decarbonisation in mining operations.

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‘We love to fly and love to help’: the pilots many West Aussies can’t live without

The RFDS is often described as Australia's third-biggest airline. And its work is genuinely lifesaving.

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How rangers in the WA desert found Australia’s most elusive bird

When you’ve become one of only a few dozen people to see the mysterious night parrot, it's understandable that you'd get excited.

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AFL hi-vis is apparently a thing…and Freo’s might not be the worst!

They might still be waiting for an elusive premiership but the Fremantle Dockers may finally have beaten the West Coast Eagles to something: promoting team-flavoured hi-vis wear.

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Nicole Young De Grey Mining

‘Happy accident’ leads Nicole to golden opportunity at one of WA’s most exciting mining projects

If everything had gone to her original plan, Nicole Young would now likely be designing buildings. 

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From Perth to Laverton…with a difference

An incredible adventure is about to unfold through some of WA's most historic mining towns - and it all benefits a great cause.

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Jeff Haworth

Geology takes Jeff from the ‘Wild West’ to one of WA’s best-kept secrets

It’s not an exaggeration to say that when Jeff Haworth started out his career as a geologist, the WA mining and resources sector was almost unrecognisable to what it is now. 

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