Karratha, Australia Newswire

Karratha, Australia Newswire

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  1. China Demand Drives A Double-Barreled Australian LNG ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Forbes.com

    The LNG Sakura liquefied natural gas tanker sails past a container terminal as it arrives at Tokyo Gas Co.' s Negishi LNG terminal in Yokohama, Japan.


  2. Fresh appeal over controversial Dunsborough Puma station heard in WA Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sydney Morning Herald

    What must be Australia's most controversial petrol station is again before the courts, with lawyers arguing a new appeal in the WA Supreme Court on Monday against a decision last year to approve the South West development. The three-year stoush over a Puma station in Dunsborough's town centre appeared to have been settled last year when the State Administrative Tribunal ruled in favour of developers DCSC, despite the project being knocked back twice by the Southern Joint Development Assessment Panel.


  3. 'Ride into the sunset brother': Gibb River Road motorcyclist rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A missing man has been found in tragic circumstances after his motorcycle became bogged and, despite being well prepared, died as a result of dehydration. Daniel Price is the second man to die within a week from dehydration and heat exposure in outback Western Australia.


  4. Motorcyclist Daniel Price the second person to die in the outback in a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | ABC News

    Experienced motorcyclist Daniel Price was on a solo expedition from Darwin to Karratha when he went missing in Western Australia's remote Kimberley last week. A body matching his description was found on an isolated dirt track near the Gibb River Road yesterday afternoon following a large search and rescue operation.


  5. Meat pies, Mount Barker and a film producer hungry for the right locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The coming Australian adaptation of award-winning Icelandic film Rams could have been filmed in Northern Ireland. Or Canada.


  6. Fears for man missing in remote WA after he failed to show up for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Yahoo!

    A 31-year-old man is missing in Western Australia's north while on a camping trip, leaving police with serious concerns for his welfare. Daniel Price is believed to have been travelling from Kununurra to Karratha via the Gibb River Road.


  7. Woodside Energy GWF-2 Commences ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Marine News

    Australian oil and gas company with a global presence Woodside announced that the Greater Western Flank Phase 2 Project off the north-west coast of Australia has commenced gas production. A press release from the operator of the North West Shelf project quoted its CEO Peter Coleman saying that the project has been delivered $630 million below the expected cost of approximately $2.0 billion and six months ahead of schedule.


  8. Clive Palmer launches lawsuit over rehab bill for Pilbara's Sino IronRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Clive Palmer's company Mineralogy has launched a legal bid in the WA Supreme Court to force Citic Pacific Mining to pay $500 million for environmental rehabilitation at the Sino Iron project in the Pilbara. This followed Monday's news that Citic, a Chinese government-owned conglomerate, was suing Mr Palmer and Mineralogy over his ongoing "refusal" to make more land available at the Cape Preston site.


  9. 'Ageing mines' to spark resurgence in WA's engineering industry: DeloitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | The Age

    The 'catastrophic fall' in Western Australia's engineering construction activity appears to be levelling off with the need to replace ageing mines likely to return the industry to growth by mid-2020. Deloitte's Business Outlook Report for the September quarter, released on Tuesday, revealed WA's engineering and commercial construction sector, which shrunk by 9.4 per cent in 2017-18, is expected to gain an additional $2.3 billion in annual investment by 2022-23.


  10. Clive Palmer in new legal stoush with Chinese partner over $16b mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | The Age

    Mining magnate Clive Palmer is being sued by China's largest conglomerate, Citic, over his ongoing "refusal" to co-operate in making more land available on a major iron-ore site in Western Australia. In the latest of a string of legal battles over the Sino Iron project, 100 kilometres south-west of Karratha, Citic Limited and subsidiaries Sino Iron and Korean Steel have launched Federal Court action against Mr Palmer and his private company, Mineralogy, which controls the leases to the tenement.


  11. Officer hurt in wild Pilbara partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | NEWS.com.au

    POLICE were pelted with stones, one officer was hurt and a police vehicle damaged as they tried to control a wild party in the state's Pilbara. POLICE were pelted with stones, one officer was hurt and a police vehicle damaged as they tried to control a wild party in the state's Pilbara.


  12. Perpetrators sentenced over group sexual assault of mentally impaired girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | ABC News

    The sexual assault of a cognitively disabled teenage girl by a group of male teenagers in Karratha, Western Australia has been described by a judge as "absolutely shameful". Karratha District Court heard that in March 2017, eight males ranging in age from 15 to 18 at the time of the offence drove a white 12-seater van to pick up the young victim in the middle of the night, for their own sexual gratification.


  13. WA a 'significant player' in Indo-Pacific region: defence expert calls for investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | The Age

    Australia can "step up to the plate" in providing defence services and equipment to Indo-Pacific countries, defence export advocate David Johnston says, as leaders in the field prepare to meet in Perth for a conference at the end of October. Mr Johnston, formerly a defence minister and appointed to his new role earlier this year, said WA was a "significant player" in the region, and there were opportunities for strengthened allegiances with countries like Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines.


  14. Why Five Industry Experts Have This Gold Explorer on Their Radar ScreensRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2018 | InvestorIdeas.com

    October 10, 2018 With Nevada gold projects taking center stage in the M&A sphere, one new gold explorer that has grabbed the attention of industry observers is moving quickly to prove up its project. Nevada is no slacker when it comes to massive gold mines.


  15. How mining created then killed the Black Rock Stakes wheelbarrow raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | ABC News

    The Black Rock Stakes was a gruelling wheelbarrow race born of, and ultimately killed by, the growth of Western Australia's iron ore industry. Across its nearly 40 years, the race was held at night to avoid the region's searing heat as teams of 12 competed in a rolling relay, jumping from a moving vehicle and taking turns to push 11 kilograms of iron ore along almost 120 kilometres of road.


  16. Religious freedom laws must not discriminate, former High Court justice warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    One of Australia's former top judges says there must be no laws that pave the way for discrimination of minorities on the grounds of religious freedom, as a report eyeing reforms remains unreleased despite being handed to former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in May. Delivering the 2018 annual human rights lecture at Curtin University in Perth on Friday, former High Court Justice Michael Kirby outlined the legal wash-up from last year's same-sex marriage plebiscite and subsequent amendment to the Australian Marriage Act. The lecture, Where to now? The Future of LGBTIQ+ Human Rights , was presented as part of the two-day Australian Ally Network Conference at the university's Bentley campus at the weekend.


  17. Review: Unbridled joy as Vance takes to the stage in FremantleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | The Age

    It speaks volumes about a musician's commercial success when a crowd shouts back a song's lyrics en masse when performed live, forming a choral ensemble that swells alongside the performance on stage. Had Vance Joy stumbled at Fremantle Arts Centre on Sunday evening A A - which he didn't A - hundreds of fans were ready, willing and able there to sing through every hit with the young indie-pop star.


  18. No shoes or high vis for old boys recalling laidback Dampier portRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | ABC News

    When Pauline Hill's husband read about a job going in remote Western Australia offering double his current wage, they thought it was too good an opportunity to pass up. "He was reading the Advertiser one day and saw a job advertised for Hamersley Iron, which we didn't know anything about," she said.


  19. 'Clear your conscience': Police make fresh appeal on Karratha hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Police have spoken to about 150 vehicle owners in the state's Pilbara as part of their investigation into the unsolved hit-and-run crash in Karratha which left a WA father fighting for his life. Police believe the vehicle involved in the crash which collided with Jacob Moore in early June was an AU Ford, possibly a 1998-2002 model.


  20. The dogs and cats that find relief through a foster care modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | ABC News

    A Karratha woman is sharing her life mission with other welfare agencies to see that no healthy, re-homable animal is euthanased, and to get all abandoned pets out of cages. Sue Hedley and her team at Saving Animals From Euthanasia has inspired animal welfare groups across the country to reassess their business models.