Zero emission haul trucks for WA’s next big state-of-the-art iron ore mine

Rio Tinto’s Gudai-Darri iron ore mine is likely to field a world-first operational deployment of zero-emission autonomous haul trucks. 

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Perth geologist turns love for WA’s rugged rocks into make-up range

As a geologist, Eliza Stewart knows she has been given a unique opportunity to appreciate the colours and contours of WA’s outback

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The most valuable WA resource that you’ve probably never heard of

One of the most important contributors to WA mining and resources is a low-key operation that doesn't produce any commodities.

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Flooded old mines emerge as surprising community heating option

One of the most complex questions in global mining remains what to do with sites once they have reached the end of their operational lives. 

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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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