The WA mine with its own dedicated (and decorated) fire brigade

Production of a critical mineral central to the cleaner energy revolution is what this workforce knows best. But they have other strings to their bow.

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Another new frontier for company chasing ‘mining’s impossible dream’ 

The company with ambitions of establishing Australia’s first Aboriginal-owned and operated mine has further expanded its capabilities with the launch of an engineering joint venture. 

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Entire old mining town up for sale…including its pub! 

Australia is littered with old towns that sprung up to support mining operations and then contracted back to a shadow of their former selves – and now you have the chance to buy one, complete with its own pub. 

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More gold struck under WA deposit that produced famous King Henry rock

Owners of the Beta Hunt mine in the WA Goldfields have announced another exciting discovery nearly directly underneath the “Father’s Day Vein” that produced the famous King Henry rock. 

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‘We want to dig a bloody great pit’: key Super Pit figure fondly remembered

The first chief executive of Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines and the man who oversaw the early development what became the Super Pit is being fondly remembered after dying at the age of 87.

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How a child soldier found a new life in mining in Australia

Philip Lako has overcome unimaginable adversity to forge a career - and a life for his family - in WA.

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‘I didn’t know this job existed’: from famous English gardens to the Aussie bush

On face value, it’s tough to imagine two more contrasting environments than Kew Gardens in the UK and Australian bushland.

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This WA forest restoration journey is 55 years in the making

Rehabilitation in mining might seem like a relatively modern concept but for Alcoa it’s an art the company has been honing in WA for the best part of 55 years. 

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Mark’s love of the environment led him somewhere you might not expect

Mark's love of the environment led him somewhere you might not expect

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The WA scrub that’s an international biodiversity hot spot

It might not look like much but this unique patch of land north of Perth has nearly as many plant species as the entirety of the UK.

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