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West still best for miners, ABS figures show

124,010 people worked in Western Australia’s mining industry in 2018-19, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed; 12,000 more than in 2017-18.

Premier Mark Mcgowan at Browns Range. Photo by Karma Barndon

Premier Mark Mcgowan at Browns Range. Photo by Karma Barndon

Figures show the industry also enjoyed a massive $30 billion increase in mineral and petroleum sales compared to 2017-18. Sales of minerals and LNG topped $145 billion in 2018-19 thanks to the healthy...

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