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21 min ago | The Globe and Mail
A bucket wheel reclaimer is moved into position at BHP Billiton's iron ore loading facility in Port Hedland, about 1,600 kilometres north of Perth, Australia.
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21 min ago | Yahoo!
Lady Gaga kicked off the Australian leg of her latest touring spectacle, ArtRave: The Artpop Ball, at Perth Arena tonight.
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3 hrs ago | The Age
As a slide in BHP Billiton's share price that began in London on Tuesday night spilled into the local market on Wednesday morning, BHP and advisers began asking the obvious question: were BHP shareholders giving the group's demerger plan the thumbs down? Their tentative answer after sifting through the evidence was that the selldown was less about ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Daily Mail
A fatal crash has resulted in whole fleet of garbage trucks taken off the road for safety checks leaving rubbish bins uncollected all around the country Tens of thousands of homes across Australia are not getting their rubbish collected after the country's largest waste management firm has grounded its entire fleet.
Capital E National Theatre for Children presents IVY - SAVIOUR OF THE DINOSAUR An Original Play for Kiwi Kids aged 5 plus From her secret hideaway in a museum basement comes a delightful googley eyed, spindley framed cleaning lady with a difference.
QUICKFIRE PRESENTATION: Alesana Pala'amo summed up his thesis in three minutes, winning a competition at Massey University in Palmerston North yesterday.
FOUR Australian cities have made the top 10 list of the most liveable cities around the world - but which of them gets the ultimate bragging rights? SHE likes Milan fashion, Port Kembla suburbs and chats with Imams.
PRUE Hawkins has a law degree but few employment prospects. She also has Brittle Bone Disease but the government refuses to pay her disability welfare.
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Defence has moved to ban topless barmaids from a government recreation club as photos emerged of elite special forces soldiers The ban was revealed after a row erupted between senior officers and the mother of a bisexual former special forces soldier who is under investigation for a matter she says is related to his sexuality.
BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, today pulled the trigger on a demerger of a host of its lesser mines to create a new business valued at up to $15 billion .
Nine fly-in fly-out workers have taken their own lives in the last 12 months in Western Australia, with the deaths being referred to the State Coroner for an inquest and families saying they won't have closure until there is an investigation.
Global mining giant BHP Billiton posted a 23.2 percent jump in annual net profit Tuesday and said it would create a new independent company by spinning off non-core assets to cut costs and boost productivity.
Perth has been named the ninth most liveable city in the world, but only rates as the fourth most liveable city in Australia.
Aug. 18, 2014 -- A joint venture between Spain-based water and solutions specialist ACCIONA Agua and Australian water utility solutions provider TRILITY -- known as ATJV -- recently won the prestigious Earth Award from the Civil Contractors Federation for its work on the Mundaring Water Treatment Project.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:10 pm
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