Major Fraud Squad Investigations charge 4 men

A joint investigation between WA Police Major Fraud Squad and the Australia Criminal Intelligence Commission Perth, targeted an international fraud syndicate, who allegedly were planning to commit fraud offences and use compromised credit card details to steal $45,000 dollars in off shore transfers. It was found the syndicate had registered five Australian companies, leased multiple business premises,…

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Two METRONET projects gain approval

Infrastructure Australia has granted two more METRONET projects approval after months of consultation, allowing the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link will be delivered under a single alliance contract. Infrastructure Australia evaluated both projects and confirmed they will deliver a positive return on investment for the community. Rita Saffioiti, Transport Minister, said the government has…

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Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project officially opened

WA’s latest lithium project has started, with Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston, officially opening the Pilbara Minerals’ Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project. Stage one of the project will see two million tonnes per annum mined and processed. The Perth based company made a final investment decision to expand the project to include stage two, increasing mining…

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Crane driver critically injured in highway transportation

Written by Jerry Wu A 25 tonne articulated crane flipped over after a tyre blew out causing the driver to lose control. The incident happened at around 2.50pm on Thursday 15 November, a 41-year-old man was driving a 25-tonne articulated crane in a westerly direction along the North West Coastal Highway in Mount Anketelle. The 41…

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