Albany WA Australia (pronounced albini is a main port/city located in the Great Southern area of Western Australia. Some 396 kilometres 240miles southeast of Perth.As of 2011, Albany's population is approximate 36,001 making it the sixth-largest city in the state of WA Australia.
Industry in WA Western Australia's centres of chemical activities: Kwinana industrial belt 30 km south of Perth. It was seeded by the BP Oil refinery in the 1950's and now has a nickel refinery, a superphosphate fertiliser and ammonium nitrate producer, a titanium dioxide pigment plant, a sodium cyanide plant, an alumina refinery and smaller industry.
Western Australia's remote Pilbara region is dotted with three-storey high trucks driving themselves around the red dirt landscape. What may once have been science fiction is now "business as usual" at three Rio Tinto iron ore mines. The Group's Yandicoogina, Hope Downs 4 and Nammuldi mines ...
The largest importers of Australian mined uranium are Europe, Japan and America but other countries import smaller quantities as well. Uranium is mined in the Northern Territory and South Australia with future developments planned for Western Australia and Queensland.