Inspiring women seek to encourage

A strong line-up of WA women, including former Australian of the Year Rosie Batty, will gather at a special International Women’s Day event tonight to inspire and empower women of the Goldfields to reach for their dreams and be drivers of change. Goldfields Women’s Health Care Centre chief executive Gloria …

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High costs and low prices postpone feasibility study

The company behind a Kalgoorlie lithium refinery has delayed a major study into the job-boosting project, citing higher-than-expected capital costs and weak market conditions. Neometals had been expected to make an investment decision by mid-2019 after announcing the proposal to base the 10,000 tonne-a-year lithium hydroxide processing plant in the …

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Boeing reshuffles top engineers | The West Australian

Boeing Co, facing its biggest crisis in years following two deadly crashes of its flagship 737 MAX aircraft, has brought in a new vice president of engineering while dedicating another top executive to the aircraft investigations. The management reshuffle comes as Europe and Canada said they would seek their own …

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Race on to get young involved in community fair

Forget the amazing race. Kalgoorlie-Boulder residents have the chance to take part in the “Kalmazing” race. To get younger people involved in this year’s Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Fair on Friday and Saturday, the Museum of the Goldfields has put together several clues and challenges for participants to complete in a race …

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Revved up for sizzling solar-car race action

Six Goldfields schools battled for the coveted first prize at the Synergy Schools Solar Car Challenge, which was held for the first time in Kalgoorlie-Boulder yesterday. The sun was hot on the race track at Goldfields Baptist College as some cars sped down the line while others had more difficulty …

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Charity ball supporters whip up $300ok

Punters at the Goldfields Children Charity Ball managed to raise an incredible $300,000 at last Saturday night’s event, bringing to $3.6 million the total amount raised for sick children and families in the region since the event’s inception. Ball committee chairman Martin Cable said for a town of about 30,000 …

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