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Ashburton iron ore plans laid bare
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EPA gives green light to Synergy wind farm
The Environmental Protection Authority has declined to formally assess a proposed $300 million, 150-megawatt wind farm at Kings Rocks.
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Rio renews deal with Wright descendants 
Some 50 years after an agreement was first signed, Rio Tinto and descendants of late prospector Peter Wright will revisit their joint venture for the...
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Abra mine on verge of completion
Construction progress at the Abra base metals mine reached 87 per cent complete at September 30 and is on track for first concentrate production in...
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Hydrogen the hope for Oakajee’s future
With plans for a port and rail project on hold, the State Government is instead looking at turning Oakajee into an industrial hydrogen precinct.
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Mount Peake hit by cost blowout
The Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project is no closer to a final investment decision after owner TNG revealed there would be a significant but uncertain increase...
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Battery E22
New funding focused on battery minerals 
Battery metals dominate the latest round of the State Government’s EIS co-funded drilling program.
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Grants to help industry cut greenhouse gas emissions
Businesses are encouraged to apply for a share of $15 million in grants to support WA’s heavy industry transition to net zero carbon emissions by...
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WA remains the nation’s economic powerhouse
WA's resources sector continues to drive the State and national economies, with record sales of $231 billion and the highest-ever employment figures in 2021-22.
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Resources and construction sectors’ confidence up
WA’s resources and construction sectors are defying the overall trend of ebbing business confidence for the coming year, although skills shortages continue to affect both...
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Thunderbird is go — Sheffield makes FID
Sheffield Resources and joint venture partner Yansteel have made a Final Investment Decision to construct and develop the Thunderbird mineral sands project in northern WA.
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Lithium mine Kathleen
Construction to start at Kathleen Valley
Liontown Resources will formally start construction on its $545 million Kathleen Valley lithium and tantalum project near Leinster after receiving key State Government approvals.
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