Article – Asian diners get taste for northern beef

25 July 2014 Jacinta Bolsenbroek Farm Weekly THE WA agriculture industry is on the cusp of a boom as demand grows in neighbouring countries such as Asia. Touting the phrase “dining boom” […]

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Australia's resource export volumes surge in 2013

25 July 2014 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade The volume of Australia’s resources (mineral and fuels) exports grew over 10 per cent in 2013 – almost double the annual rate of […]

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Audio – Hear Rob Delane explain his vision for the Pilbara

28 July 2014 ABC Rural Hear the Rob Delane, the director-general of Western Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Food, explain his vision for the Pilbara here. Courtesy of ABC Rural

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Have Your Say

28 July 2014 Public submissions on the Green Paper on Developing Northern Australia can be lodged online until 8 August 2014. Courtesy of the Australian Government

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Article – Push Pilbara mining to tourists, Anderson says

28 July 2014 Cole Latimer Australian Mining The founder of Contiki, John Anderson, has urged the Pilbara to promote its mining industry as a tourist attraction. Addressing the Pilbara Pulse Economic Summit, Anderson […]

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Article – High costs hurting mine investment, says Gina Rinehart

29 July 2014 Clive Mathieson The Australian MINING magnate Gina Rinehart says the high cost of doing business in Australia is driving some multinational companies to pursue overseas projects that have the […]

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Article – Truss touts potential in recycling excess mine water

24 July 2014 ABC News The Deputy Prime Minister believes there are great development opportunities in the recycling of excess mine water in northern Australia. Yesterday, Warren Truss addressed delegates at an […]

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Article – Carnarvon fishermen up production, as prawns packed for Japan

22 July 2014 Lucie Bell ABC Rural Fishermen in the Western Australian coastal town of Carnarvon are busy packing their first prawn shipment of the year for the Japanese market. Western Australian […]

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Article – Rio wants biggest mine in Pilbara

23 July 2014 Nick Evans The West Australian Rio Tinto is working on plans to build the biggest single pit iron ore mine in the Pilbara, filing environmental applications for a 70 […]

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Article – Rio Tinto boss wants action from Senate

23 July 2014 Kim Christian The West Australian More business leaders have called on new senators to put aside party differences and carefully consider major economic reforms. Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh […]

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