WA mines minister Bill Johnston called new workplace exposure standard a big win for mine workers.
Two community partnerships acknowledged this year.
The government added an extra $5 million to the EIS program earlier in the year.
DMIRS director says exploration drilling activities are bedrock to a sustainable resources industry....
Both the victim and alleged attacker were taken to Derby Hospital for treatment.
The investigation into the fatality is ongoing.
As they approached the second cut the rock dislodged from the bored face and struck both workers.
About 70% of the applications came from gold explorers.
The proposed sand pits will only go ahead if suitable applicants are found through the EOI process.
The changes allow parties to be represented by someone other than a lawyer during mention hearings.
DMIRS no longer issuing Miner's Rights or assessing Section 40E permit applications.
WA mines department pushing for online services to be used as much as possible.