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Lake Kepwari

World-class WA rehab transforms old coal mine into aquatic playground 

Lake Kepwari has been nearly 25 years in the making but thanks to a painstaking rehabilitation job by Premier Coal, the former Western Five mine now has a remarkable second life. 

And the new aquatic playground could play a major role in a changing Collie economy. 

Read more: https://bit.ly/3n2WPXy 

Daniel Tucker Carey Mining

The man and company chasing mining’s ‘impossible dream’ 

Twenty-five years ago, in WA’s remote Northern Goldfields, Daniel Tucker borrowed $6 million and did something that has turned out to be quite remarkable. 

But Carey Mining’s biggest achievement is likely still to come. 

Read more: https://bit.ly/3fVGcdP  

Soa 'The Hulk' Palelei

Soa the Hulk’s new fight: tackling mental health on mine sites 

You might know Soa “The Hulk” Palelei from his exploits in the UFC. But before that he was a homeless and hungry kid living under a house “praying that he would one day be something.” 

Now his very recognisable frame is a regular sight at mining operations around WA in his new role as a mental health ambassador. 

Read more: https://bit.ly/39ERxxT  

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