Mining volunteers step up to help one of their own in snake bite emergency

When Megan Brouwer accompanied her family on a hiking trip in Karijini National Park, the last thing she expected was to be bitten by one of Australia's most venomous snakes. But the surprises didn't stop there.

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Giant wind turbines to power major WA nickel processing operations

A wind farm with turbines measuring 200m in height is set to help provide the power requirements of three of BHP’s major nickel processing operations in WA. 

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Tech makes resources careers much more than a virtual reality

Thanks to augmented and virtual reality, workers don't even have to go to site to learn key skills or diagnose technical issues.

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‘It’s like mining…only in reverse’

Geoff Dyer’s career journey provides a neat little illustration of the changing face and nature of mining in WA over the past few decades. 

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The WA tech company aiming to make mining and resources a meta place 

RemSense and Steven Brown started out in the drone photography business - but soon realised they were headed somewhere far more exciting.

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How a piece of US rail history found an unlikely new life in the Pilbara

The story of the Silver Star starts out in the midwest of the United States in the late 1930s, when rail was still a dominant mode of cross-country passenger transport.

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Yvette navigates the path less travelled to success in the resources sector

By bucking the trend when it came to choosing her university course, Yvette Manolas has forged herself quite the career.

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Legs aplenty as world’s first true millipede is found in WA mining hole

You could try counting the legs on this creature - but it would take you a VERY long time!

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The old WA mine that’s become a tourist hot spot

The mine formerly known as Western Five has undergone a stunning transformation since it closed in 1996.

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Pilbara Ports’ first female marine cadets to set sail on giant iron ore carrier

The first ever female marine cadets at Pilbara Ports Authority will spend the next six months at sea on board a giant Rio Tinto boat carrying iron ore to Asia. 

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