|WA is resources top performer|
|Tuesday, 22 January 2013 14:24|
Western Australia’s iron ore industry remains the state’s most valuable sector, contributing significantly to the state’s $106 billion in resources sales in 2011-12.
Mineral exploration expenditure was also show to have increased to an all-time record of $2.1 billion, a jump of 32 per cent from 2010-11 and 150 per cent from five years ago, according to the State Government’s 2011-12 Mineral and Petroleum Statistics Digest.
Pic: Atlas Iron truck in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
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