An impending $75 billion worth of investment into resource project construction, mostly in the Pilbara, led to the media referring to a second mining boom.
Never went away, they just were going through cost cutting and a construction lull while they added autonomy and reduced wages and conditions to maximise profits. Drennan Gale
More automation and casual jobs, awesome. Jay Donald
Great to see, the wage freeze should come to an end. Kim Zuidema Not allowed to say boom. Ruth Ellis
Initial estimates of the amount of asbestos contamination on the Karratha-Tom Price Road turned out to be a staggering 38 times higher than expected.
Well it is where asbestos was originally mined. Callum Windred
This road has been delayed and (has) had excuse after excuse since I moved to Paraburdoo over 20 years ago . . . it’s never going to get done . . . stop wasting money on it and getting everyone’s hopes up every year! Samantha Willison
Just get the job done and stop blowing out the costs. If we had stopped a job or blown out costs due to things like this around Australia all the time there’d be no roads. There’s asbestos wherever you go around the North West. Karl Williams
People were excited to hear Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation had taken the first step towards establishing its long-planned Living Knowledge Centre on the Burrup Peninsula.
That will be an amazing facility. Well done.
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