The first is exopected behaviour, the biters will not attack you personally until you finish the gun turrets quest.
As for the second, it's not really clear what's happening, or that it is a bug.
Moving to won't fix for now.
wheybags sounds like my bearded mirror universe evil twin. <3 "Miners shouldn't output directly to belts". No. The total opposite. All machines should output directly to belts. Inserters are massively passé and were always boring to manage. They should be removed from the game. This is actually som...
I can't reproduce this.
When I carft the poles early, then as soon as I get to this stage the "Craft Small electric poles" objective is already marked as complete.
Have you got a more specific set of steps to reproduce?
First bug is not a bug, things on top of where compi builds will be deleted, this is intentional.
Second bug is a duplicate of 74087, and already fixed. for the next version.
Thanks for the report anyway!