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Rare Kimberley pink diamond sets Australian-record price

The Fitzpatrick Pink had originally been acquired after a visit to an Argyle display at the World Expo in Brisbane.

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An FMG refreshment station

WA mining giant takes single-use plastic drink bottles out of the picture

The move to limit drinks to those available in non-plastic packaging both on-site and at the company’s Perth offices was revealed as part of Plastic Free July.

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The incredible, untold story of Ces Leary, WA’s trailblazing female geophysicist

She might well have been Australia's first female geophysicist. But it's only in the past two years that Ces Leary's family have learned how remarkable their pioneering relative was.

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The golden discovery poised to change the way we look at the Pilbara

Emerging explorer and project developer De Grey Mining is out to prove there is much more to mining in WA's North West than iron ore.

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Fool's gold

‘Invisible gold’ discovered by WA researchers may not be so foolish

Long considered to be all but worthless, so-called 'fool's gold' may be much more valuable than previously thought.

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Ken Brinsden

The Drilldown: how Ken went back to his Kalgoorlie roots and then kicked on

We caught up with Pilbara Minerals boss Ken Brinsden to talk about his start in mining, why he joined the emerging lithium and tantalum producer and the exciting outlook for WA's battery sector.

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The very rare night parrot

‘Australia’s most elusive bird’ pops up in the Pilbara

A species of parrot that went missing for 67 years and is considered to be one of the world’s rarest birds has been found in WA’s Pilbara for the second time in a year.

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The giant diamond found in Botswana

Giant diamond discovery ‘one of the biggest ever mined’

The impressive stone, measuring more than 1000 carats, was pulled from the 'Prince of Mines.'

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Evolution Mining Electric Vehicle

Evolution joins mining’s EV revolution

The Rokion R200 is being trialled at the Frogs Leg Underground mine, where it is being used daily to transport workers around site, inspect operational areas and ferry light loads.

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Jayson Meyers

Science suggests massive asteroid slammed into WA Goldfields while dinosaurs roamed the earth

All indications are that an asteroid up to 200m in diameter crashed near Ora Banda about 130 million years ago.

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