Leading WA mining identities have slammed Queensland billionaire Clive Palmer’s attempt to sue the State for $30 billion in damages to his mining interests, claiming it’s all a show for the court.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Jenna Clarke
In the wake of last week’s deadly blast in Beirut there is a focus on ammonium nitrate, with local detonation modelling identifying potential effects on hospitals, airports, schools and the CBD.
WA’s first film studio should be built at an industrial site in Perth’s south, according to local film industry leaders who are ramping up calls for investment in screen infrastructure.
Danielle Le Messurier
New hospitality ventures, hotels or even a film studio could spring up in place of the Fremantle Port if an outer harbour is built at Kwinana.
Peter de Kruijff
The McGowan Government has developed plans that could see Royal Perth Hospital replaced by a major new facility but it will not happen for many years while money is spent fighting COVID-19.
The WA Government will look into manufacturing wind turbine components as part of a move towards greater self-sufficiency following the coronavirus crisis
Sarah Makse and Liam Croy
An independent review into how the Federal Government was stuck with the clean-up bill for the vessel has proposed the introduction of trailing liability laws for oil and gas projects.
Railcar maintenance, waste processing and the manufacture of battery materials have been identified as potential future WA industries that will share in more than $92 million in funding.
Troubled Collie miner Griffin Coal has gone to court to dispute default notices by its biggest customer.
Unions say 30 Filipino trainees stranded in Perth because of coronavirus restrictions are earning just $90 a day, or less than half the minimum wage.
The first tracks on the Airport Line have been laid ahead of its opening late next year, but with COVID-19 set to disrupt air travel for years, the focus is on how to get FIFO workers on board.
The US major has issued its most comprehensive statement to date about how it was dealing with thousands of cracks discovered on heat exchangers at the Barrow Island facility.
Chevron boss Al Williams is smart, savvy and one of the world’s most influential resources executives. But the task ahead of him is akin to re-building a Death Star on the brink of exploding.
The Kimberley has huge potential for agricultural development to create jobs but there’s opposing views about how it should proceed and fears it will ruin a sacred and “beautiful corner of Australia”.
New research has revealed peak travel time in Perth is getting worse, and property experts say the trend will increasingly affect housing prices.
Truck drivers across Australia would be regularly tested for COVID-19 under a proposal expected to be considered by National Cabinet on Friday.
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The developer is “considering all options” after planning authorities rejected a proposal for a new estate in North Stoneville, claiming it would have injected $550 million into the economy.
There is no better time for women to don a hard hat and enter WA’s construction industry, according to experts who are predicting the coronavirus pandemic will spark a jobs boom.
Decmil Group will be hoping to put a rollercoaster few months behind it after being named preferred proponent for Albany’s new $175 million ring road.
The long-awaited Manning Road on-ramp opened this morning with the McGowan Government predicting it will shave five minutes off the morning commute for thousands of southern suburbs residents.
A list of big-ticket infrastructure projects — creating more than 20,000 jobs during construction — will be critical to WA’s economic recovery after COVID-19.
WA’s recycling sector will receive a $20 million boost from the State Government, which businesses say could launch WA as a global leader in the field and create hundreds of jobs.
The South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council says the $520 million expansion of the airport will pave over a significant Aboriginal ceremonial site.
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