A community group has slammed the Town of Port Hedland’s handling of the Gratwick Aquatic Centre’s dive pool upgrade after millions was spent on the facility which will now be decommissioned.
Explosions that damaged a 40,000-year-old Aboriginal heritage site in the Pilbara are focusing investor concern on the growing reputational risk companies face from social issues.
Sybilla Gross and David Stringer
Pilbara residents hoping for a quick Perth getaway after months of strict socialdistancing measures have been slapped in the face by exorbitant flight prices.
The Perth-based engineering group has won contracts from the energy and resources sector, including BHP, Fortescue Metals Group and Rio Tinto.
The Department of Health has warned Pilbara and Kimberley residents to take additional precautions to avoid mosquito bites, following continued detections a deadly virus near towns in both regions.
Elise Van Aken
Hundreds of jobs will be created in the East Pilbara as a result of a major critical minerals project getting extra support from the Federal Government.
Wittenoom’s asbestos mining past is continuing to plague Shire of Ashburton ratepayers who are facing escalating legal costs from compensation claims.
Peter de Kruijff
The prediction comes despite Woodside and Chevron laying off hundreds of workers at their respective Pilbara LNG operations in recent weeks.
The West Australian can reveal energy company Alinta was given $100 million in taxpayer-funded loans for an East Pilbara project despite concerns it was storing Australians’ personal data overseas.
Prices for ammonia are struggling to recover from a protracted downturn, languishing at near five-year lows and struggling under an oversupply of product.
WA’s iron ore players are set to reap the rewards of a price rise for the steel-making commodity as fears lockdowns in Brazil could cause supply disruptions.
A gentle giant who was stabbed during a South Hedland Stabbing spree is finally out of intensive care.
Kalium surprised investors early this year by citing an independent review of the capital expenditure costings and contingencies for its ambitious sulphate of potash project in WA’s north.
The Pilbara truck driver slashed in the throat during the South Hedland rampage while trying to protect a mum and her baby remains in a critical condition nine days later.
Extra police officers will stay in Newman until next week after a 17-year-old boy was charged with the murder of a teenage mum, who was found in a wheelie bin outside a hospital.
A Newman mother-of-two whose body was found in a wheelie bin outside a hospital on Wednesday morning had sustained major head injuries, as a 17-year-old boy faced court today charged with her murder.
Researchers have developed a fast-growing oyster that performs well in tropical conditions, potentially paving the way for a new industry and hundreds of new jobs.
A young mother whose body was discovered in a wheelie bin outside a Pilbara hospital yesterday morning has been identified as 18-year-old Britney Watson.
Sam Jones and Caitlyn Rintoul
Police are investigating an alleged murder after a body was found in a wheelie bin outside a hospital in the Pilbara town of Newman this morning.
The family of Konrad Frost, who was critically injured when he was slashed during the South Hedland knife rampage say he is awake and communicating with them — but still has a long road to recovery.
Energy giant Chevron could contribute to an extra $4.3 million in Pilbara council bills this year despite a State Government-requested rates freeze.
The man who stabbed seven people at a South Hedland shopping centre before being shot dead by police was once a loving husband and FIFO worker.
Rourke Walsh and Phil Hickey
The victims of the FIFO father who went on a stabbing spree in South Hedland would one day forgive the “caring” and “nice” guy, friends have said.
Phil Hickey & Caitlyn Rintoul
A woman staying at the same South Hedland motel as a man who went on a stabbing rampage has described running for her life after seeing him charging towards her with a big knife.
Rourke Walsh, Sam Jones and Caitlyn Watts
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