130 jobs secure with Rio extension of Westug contract

Rio Tinto will extend its association with port towage company Westug by agreeing to a new $200 million, five-year contract with the WA company. The deal means Westug will continue to provide towage services for Rio over four terminals at its two Pilbara ports, Dampier and Cape Lambert, from which …

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Voting opens for Best of Karratha Awards

Karratha’s best business achievers of 2018 will soon be decided for another year, with voting for the annual Best of Karratha Awards now open. Last Thursday, competition organisers from local radio station Spirit Karratha opened the polls at a launch night for the awards, now in their ninth year, which …

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Remake sinks as fun of 80s original tossed Overboard

FILM REVIEW OVERBOARD (PG) Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris, Eva Longoria, John Hannah, Swoosie Kurtz, Mel Rodriguez DIRECTORS BOB FISHER, ROB GREENBERG REVIEW KATIE WALSH 2 stars The main takeaway from the remake of the 1987 rom-com Overboard is simply: Why? The whole endeavour is an exercise in trying to do …

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Coles thanks Manji for smooth transition away from single-use bags

Tari JeffersManjimup-Bridgetown Times Wednesday, 11 July 2018 11:06AM Camera IconColes store manager Tom McMillan and team member Lucy Nolan remind people to use reusable options to single-use plastic bags now that the ban is in effect.Picture: Tari Jeffers / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon The Manjimup Coles team …

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Becoming a mini me | The West Australian

Here’s a question for you to consider: Is it odd that we are treating all the complications of obesity but we are not forking out for treatment of the obesity itself? The question, from upper gastrointestinal and obesity surgeon Dr Alan Thomas, is certainly worth some thought. Obesity, recognised as …

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