Taxi firm launches new app

A smartphone application that links Kalgoorlie-Boulder residents to taxi drivers around the city is set to improve safety for customers and drivers as well as ensure the longevity of the Goldfields taxi industry against future expansions of ride-share services such as Uber. Twin City Cabs will launch the free application …

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MineARC wins Telstra business of the year

A mining safety company with its roots and future firmly planted in the Goldfields has been named the 2018 Telstra WA Business of the Year. MineARC Systems produces emergency refuge chambers, which help trapped miners from fires, rock falls and toxic gases, and ancillary safety equipment for the underground mining, …

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Growing demand results in expansion for vet practice

A Kalgoorlie-Boulder veterinary clinic is undertaking a major extension project to cater for the growing demand for animal care in the Goldfields. Owners at the Hannan Street clinic The Animal Hospital have begun a $300,000 renovation project to expand the hospital’s floor space and make room for graduate veterinarians to …

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Alexandra Dreaming lands Sandown debut win

Alexandra Dreaming has justified the decision of her trainer to pay a late entry fee for the Thousand Guineas with an impressive debut win at Sandown. The Henry Dwyer-trained filly wasn’t among nominations for the Group One race when they closed on August 7, but connections decided to take a …

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Iran cleric delivers blunt warning to US

A senior Iranian cleric has warned Washington that if it attacks Iran, the US and allied Israel will be targeted. Ahmad Khatami also told worshippers attending Eid prayers in Tehran that President Donald Trump’s offer of talks with Iranian leaders was unacceptable, as the US leader wanted Tehran to concede …

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