The fiancee of a 27-year-old man killed in one of Australia's worst mining disasters is still heartbroken, saying the "pain is still there" on the 30th anniversary of his death.
The fiance of a 27-year-old man killed in one of Australia's worst mining disasters is still heartbroken, saying the "pain is still there" on the 30th anniversary of his death.
King Midas has left his mark again on the same Western Australian gold mine which made global headlines last year after producing some of the biggest gold specimens ever seen.
In WA's remote Pilbara, projects worth $65 billion are on the cards for Karratha over the next five years. While the construction boom will step up demand for fly-in fly-out workers, the city is making longer-term plans for more permanent residents.
The days of stubbing your toe on a chunk of gold may be over, but seasoned prospectors say there's still plenty to be found.
A fungus that decorates itself with gold nanoparticles might one day help us mine gold from underground deposits, sewage sludge or even e-waste.
A prospector has discovered a 1.4kg gold nugget near the historic mining city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as high gold prices drive a resurgence in prospecting for Western Australia.
A 28-year-old West Australian man who processed stolen gold in his grandmother's shed using the toxic chemical mercury has been jailed for 15 months.
Australia was built on gold rushes a century ago, but there is a warning it could slip from second to fourth on a list of the world's biggest gold producing nations by 2024.
Temperatures at the bottom of Australia's deepest gold mine are close to 30 degrees Celsius and the humidity is like something out of the tropics with long shifts making it a tough slog for miners.