View an interactive history of Australia's minerals industry. This download shows Australia's mineral development over time, highlighting which deposit was discovered when and includes the ability to do this for a particular commodity group.
Mining in Western Australia has risen in economic and recruitment possibilities throughout the past year. With ever-expanding mining projects throughout this area, it is clear to see an attraction for those perusing a mining career.
Mining is one of the key industries of Australia which have made a significant contribution to Australian economy for a very long period. Mining is one of the chief factors responsible for the growth of population in the Australian continent right from the discovery of gold mines which led to the 'Gold Rush' in Australia.
The Greenbushes Lithium Operation has been producing lithium for over 25 years. The mine is located 250 kilometers (km) south of Perth/Fremantle - a major container shipping port - and 90 km south east of the Port of Bunbury, a major bulk handling port in Western Australia.