BHP’s operational improvements in the 2019 financial year have been offset by poor weather, resource headwinds and unplanned outages.
BHP is accelerating the development of its Nickel West division ahead of expected growth in demand driven by the electric vehicle sector.
Mincor has completed the final drafting of its offtake agreement with BHP Nickel West regarding material from Mincor’s Kambalda nickel sulphide business.
In recent memory and even today, nickel has predominately been used to drive the rapid modernisation of developing economies, most notably China and India.
BHP has indicated it will keep the Nickel West business in Western Australia as the company looks to capitalise on the emerging global battery market.
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).
BHP’s Kalgoorlie nickel smelter has been closed this week following a fire at the Western Australian site last weekend.
BHP Nickel West has awarded a $190 million contract to Thiess for its mining services at the Leinster underground nickel mine in Western Australia.
BHP’s Nickel West business unit is progressing a series of mine developments in Western Australia to strengthen supply for the battery materials sector.
BHP may bring forward development of stage two of its nickel sulphate plant at the Kwinana Refinery in Western Australia with interest in the product exceeding expectations.
BHP is planning to enter the booming battery marketplace by building the world’s largest nickel sulphate plant at Kwinana Refinery in Western Australia.
Nickel miner Western Areas has secured another off-take contract, this time with an existing customer, BHP Billiton’s Nickel West.
BHP has awarded a five-year freight contract to transport and logistics supplier Centurion, which will cover BHP Billiton’s Nickel West sites.
Thiess has won two contracts for work in Australia and Indonesia The group was recently awarded a 14 month contract award for underground mining at BHP’s Nickel West’s Leinster 1A orebody. The Leinster contract is for underground development and sub-level open stoping, and is focused 900 metres underground. It builds upon contracting Thiess is carrying … Continue reading Thiess wins new mining contract, extensions
Sirius Resources has signed a deal which will see it supply nickel concentrate to BHP Billiton.
BHP Billiton is cutting 90 workers from its Nickel West project after failing to find a buyer for the business.
BHP has announced that it will not sell its Nickel West assets after it was unable to find a buyer on its terms.
Poseidon Nickel has requested a trading halt before it tries to raise money for its Windarra project in Western Australia.
BHP has reportedly seen a formal offer from Glencore for its on the market Nickel West assets.
It’s clear that BHP will not hold onto its Nickel West asset, now in talks with Glencore and Jinchuan Group.