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WA mining employment has increased by 75,000 over the last ten years.

WA mining employment passes 100,000

Total mining employment in Western Australia has surpassed 100,000 people for the first time, indicative of the growth of the state’s resources sector.

The figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today follow statistics released earlier this week showing mineral exploration expenditure in WA in the September quarter rose 3.8 per cent (or $16.4 million) to $448.1 million.

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Share Price

Closing price for the last 90 trading days
Source: Morningstar

BN30 Index

Index = 100 as of 4 Jan 2016
Source: Morningstar

Total Shareholder Return as at 30/11/16

1 year TSR5 year TSR
76thFortescue Metals Group210%8%
129thSouth32129%0%
431stIluka Resources10%-14%
466thWoodside Petroleum2%3%
558thAtlas Iron-14%-63%
773 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

03/11/16
$6.9m Bought
23/09/16
$0 Other
23/09/16
$0 Other
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar

Revenue

1st-Fortescue Metals Group$9,806.1m
2nd↑South32$8,262.9m
3rd-Woodside Petroleum$6,935.4m
4th↑Iluka Resources$884.1m
5th↑Atlas Iron$803.7m
504 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

Remuneration from Fortescue Metals Group

4thNev Power$5.324m
18thStephen Pearce$2.017m
24thNick Cernotta$1.873m
Ranked by total remuneration from all listed WA companies

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