Lynas Corporation has selected Kalgoorlie, Western Australia as the home for its cracking and leaching plant for rare earth minerals processing.
The Western Australian government has given Kalium Lakes its support in developing its Beyondie sulphate of potash project (BSOPP).
The Western Australian McGowan Government has finalised an ongoing dispute with mining major BHP related to iron ore royalty deductions.
The McGowan Government has launched the Western Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy, designed to aid the state’s growth as a battery minerals exporter.
A disagreement has emerged between the Western Australian Government and Clive Palmer over the dispute between the mining magnate’s company, Mineralogy, and China’s CITIC Pacific.
The Western Australian Government has banned hydraulic fracturing over 98 per cent of the state, with traditional owners and farmers having the right to say no to fracking production for the first time.
Albemarle Corp’s proposed Kemerton lithium plant in the South West region in Western Australia has received its environmental approval from the state government.
Mineral Resources has secured a milestone at the Koolyanobbing iron ore operation by delivering its first fully loaded train from the site to the Port of Esperance.
Balla Balla Infrastructure Group (BBIG) has made significant progress with its Western Australia iron ore railway project, having received royal assent to become ratified as a WA act of parliament.
South African gold producer Gold Fields is reconsidering its exploration expenditure in Western Australia in light of the proposed 50 per cent gold royalty hike (from 2.5 to 3.75 per cent) by the McGowan State Government.
The Western Australian Government’s plan to raise its gold royalty rate by 50 per cent will lead to almost 3000 jobs being lost, according to economic modelling by the WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME).
A ban on uranium mining has returned to Western Australia. The state’s Labor Government, which stormed to power behind Mark McGowan in March, yesterday implemented a ban on uranium mining on all future granted mining leases.
Peter Tinley’s tenure as Western Australian mines and petroleum minister is over after barely a week.
Western Australia’s new government has been urged to support the ongoing development of uranium projects in the state.