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King Henry gold rock Perth Mint

King Henry, the giant gold rock, goes on permanent display in WA

The monstrous gold specimen weighs upwards of 93kg and is estimated to contain gold worth more than $3 million.

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Mount Whaleback blue crusher

A big blue reminder of the importance of mental health

The team at Mount Whaleback iron ore mine in the Pilbara have a constant reminder of the importance of mental health - it’s big, it’s blue and it’s come a bloody long way to get there.

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Rocket in, rocket out? Uni offers world-first course in space mining

A world-renowned mining university has announced it will add a minor in space mining as the race to make use of galactic resources heats up.

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Recycling in action at CITIC Pacific Mining

The WA mine site on track to recycle millions of water bottles each year

CITIC Pacific Mining's emerging partnership with North West Recycling will help prevent millions of water bottles each year going into landfill.

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Amanda Barlow running

Running on plenty: Amanda’s marathon offshore effort

From a young girl with an inherent interest in rocks, Amanda Barlow ended up with a career and a passion for marathons that have taken her around the world.

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WASM Automation Professor Robert Solomon

From slide rules to ‘the cloud’: Robert’s incredible mining journey

When Dr Robert Solomon started his career in the mid-1980s, the world was a far more manual place.

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FMG's autonomous ute

Driverless utes making maintenance easier at WA mine site

The mobile maintenance crew at FMG's Christmas Creek mine site previously faced more than 330,000 kilometres a year behind the wheel just to collect equipment and parts. Now those items are being brought to them...

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Nomadic Energy's solar installation at Carosue Dam

The redeployable solar offering flexibility to remote WA mine sites

Timing is often of the essence for mine sites considering renewable energy - but some WA innovation is giving them more flexible options.

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Johnathan and Henry Taitt run Redrock Drilling

‘Just do it’: how a family-owned WA mining business went carbon neutral

Henry Taitt has a simple message for any of his mining counterparts looking at going carbon neutral.

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Peta Wilson and Fiona Allen at Kuarlu Gift Shop

How an old-school voucher program helped a WA town kick on through COVID

Onslow went back-to-the-future with great effect as the threat of a global pandemic closed in.

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