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Roebourne delays city status vote
A phone poll conducted earlier this year indicated community support for the move and 81 per cent of respondents suggested the name, City of Karratha.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
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.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Fed Centres nets $602m in partnership deal
Fund manager Challenger has taken a 50 per cent ownership in the Bankstown, Roselands and Lennox shopping centres in Sydney; the Toormina centre on the NSW north coast; and centres in Sunshine in Victoria and Karratha in Western Australia.
Fri May 31, 2013
Ngurrawaana Rangers prepare to transform their community
While some indigenous communities continue to be rife with disadvantage, one community near Karratha in Western Australia has formed a bold new plan for its future.
Thu May 30, 2013
Uncertainty over the development of Pilbara ports
And although there are numerous plans on the table to develop new facilities, the downturn in the commodities price is making it less and less likely they'll become a reality.
Mon May 27, 2013
Qantas to lift investment in WA
QANTAS has pledged to invest millions in WA over the next 18 months as it moves to capitalise on resources sector traffic.
City to Surf reaches the regions
Activ CEO Tony Vis crosses the line with weather presenter Sally Ayhan and Brendon Grylls MLA holding the banner.
Tue May 21, 2013
Chamber airs hopes for port plan opportunities
Karratha's Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hoping a proposed port, south-west of Karratha, will generate more opportunities for smaller mining companies.
UPDATE 2-Gloom hits services firms as Australia's mining boom peaks
A spate of profit warnings from Australian mining services firms suggests the country's "once-in-a-century" resources spending boom may have peaked sooner than companies, economists and policymakers had expected.
Mon May 20, 2013
WA Country Hour 20th May 2013
On the WA Country Hour, the head of the Australia Livestock Exporters' Council says developing new markets has never been more critical for the cattle industry, as the loss of Indonesian imports continues to bite hard in northern Australia.
Rural Report for Northern WA: Monday May 20th 2013
One of the Pilbara's algae producers has abandoned its pilot plant in Karratha, saying it's too expensive to continue research and development work in the region.