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.
Speculation is mounting that the sale of BHP Billiton’s Nickel West assets is not far away as six potential bidders take a closer look at the business.
BHP Billiton has today announced a review of its West Australian Nickel West business which could see the sale of the Mt Keith, Cliffs and Leinster mines and associated infrastructure.
A judge has ruled BHP Billiton was well within its rights to terminate former Ravensthorpe mine manager Isak Buitendag’s employment.
Underground workers at BHP Billiton’s Nickel West Leinster Perseverance Underground operation have been told not to come to work until further notice after an earthquake last month suspended operations.