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The fight for Horizontal Falls

The fight for Horizontal Falls

Megan Birch, ECU Reporter

September 11, 2017


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Environmental conservation companies in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia are worried about the future of the land surrounding the Horizontal Falls. Last month a Rio Tinto exploration camp and bulldozer were seen 15km from the falls. Chantelle Roberts, Campaign Coordinator for The Kimberley...

A world first in the Pilbara: Will other companies follow?

A world first in the Pilbara: Will other companies follow?

Tamra Carr, Staff reporter

October 21, 2015


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Mining giant Rio Tinto has stepped outside the usual methods of mineral extraction in a world first. Two of Rio Tinto's mine sites in WA's Pilbara region are now running by remote control. Operations at the Yandicoogina and Nammuldi mine sites are being entirely controlled from outside the trucks,...

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