Export facility go-ahead if sealife safe
The EPA has granted approval for a new export facility on condition that the sealife, such as whales and dugongs is protected.
Sunday Jun 16
Beware of NW rent bubble
One of Queensland's richest men has warned mum and dad investors not to trust "property spruikers" promoting unrealistic returns on Pilbara housing after the number of properties advertised for rent in Port Hedland topped 200.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Young kids are roaming the streets at night
It's night time in South Hedland and while some children are tucked up in bed, others are wandering the dark streets, some as young as six.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
A Record Iron Ore Shipment As Prices And The Australian Dollar Plunge
The Port Hedland Port Authority along the northern coast of Western Australia reported on June 10th surprising news on an iron ore shipment: The Fortescue loaded vessel, PSU Seventh, left on a draft of 18.84 metres on Sunday morning, 9 June 2013.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Homeless still on housing wait-list in Port Hedland
Community donations are helping the homeless in Port Hedland who have felt the pinch in recent cold and wet weather, but the reality is there still aren't enough houses.
WA mines boss sees shale potential
The Director General of WA Mines and Petroleum Richard Sellers says WA's shale and tight gas reserves were much bigger than those in other states such as South Australia.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Australia Port Hedland iron ore exports to China surge in May
Exports of iron ore to China from Australia's Port Hedland, a strong indicator of Chinese industrial activity, surged 21 percent in May, from April, to hit a record high.
The Washington Post
Billionaire Rinehart Builds Rails as Iron Ore Plunges: Freight
Gina Rinehart, Asia's richest woman, built her fortune by heeding her own counsel.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Australia All Over highlights available for podcast and download 02 June
This week Ian presents the program from the ABC's Perth studios, and he takes calls from places as far afield as South Burnett in Queensland, Port Hedland in W.A., and even from Uganda.
Fri May 31, 2013
Man 'drove 63km/h over limit'
A 38-year-old Mundijong man allegedly caught driving more than 60km/h over the speed limit had his car seized by police last night.
Wed May 29, 2013
French national found guilty of manslaughter
The 23-year-old had been on trial in Broome for three weeks, accused of fatally stabbing Port Hedland man Kristopher Dixon.
Mon May 27, 2013
Council considers stadium legal stoush
The Town of Port Hedland says an internal working group will examine whether legal action should be taken over the troubled South Hedland stadium.
Thu May 23, 2013
Globe and Mail
Australia coal firms dig in for years of mine closings, job cuts
A bucket wheel reclaimer collects ore at the BHP Billiton iron ore loading facility in Port Hedland, about 1,600 km north of Perth, in this May, 2008, file photo.
Rural Report for Northern WA: Thursday May 23rd 2013
A power plant that would convert rubbish to electricity in the north-west of Western Australia has been approved by the state government.
Wed May 22, 2013
Waste-to-energy plant gets green light
HOUSEHOLD rubbish will be converted into electricity after the final environmental approvals were made for the State's first large scale waste-to-energy plant.