BHP has confirmed that it will open its Nickel West sulphate plant in Western Australia this financial year after the development was delayed.
BHP Nickel West has been shortlisted for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s $70 million funding to develop hydrogen projects.
Chevron has signed an agreement with BHP to supply gas from the Wheatstone gas facility in Western Australia to the miner’s Nickel West operations.
BHP has secured a deal to acquire a set of nickel tenements in Western Australia, including the high-grade Wedgetail deposit, from Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel).
BHP has extended its power generation contract with Babylon Pump and Power for the Mining Area C, 120 kilometres north of Newman in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Babylon Pump & Power has secured an expanded dewatering services and power generation contract with BHP Nickel West.
Mincor Resources has finalised its offtake agreement with BHP Billiton Nickel West, marking a major step towards restarting nickel sulphide mining in the Kambalda district of Western Australia.
BHP Nickel West has received state government approval to develop its Venus nickel sulphate deposit near Leinster in the northern Goldfields of Western Australia.
Brisbane-based Alliance Aviation Services has extended an air charter contract with BHP Nickel West by five years.
BHP Billiton Nickel West proposal to build and operate a nickel sulphide mine near Leinster in Western Australia has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
Western Areas has approved the Odysseus nickel project at its Cosmos operations in Western Australia after delivering a positive definitive feasibility study (DFS).
CIMIC-owned Thiess has secured a $1.2 billion mining services contract at the Mt Arthur coal operation in the Hunter Valley.
BHP Nickel West has awarded a $190 million contract to Thiess for its mining services at the Leinster underground nickel mine in Western Australia.
CIMIC Group-owned Thiess has been awarded a major $255 million contract to continue to provide mining services at BHP Nickel West’s Rocky’s Reward nickel mine in Western Australia. Thiess has been providing turnkey mining services to the mine since August 2015.