Resources Projects

Updated scoping study out next month for largest copper resource in Western Australia and just 120km NNE of Perth

The proponent of what is said to be the biggest copper resource in Western Australia is planning to release an updated scoping study on the project in March following new drilling results that substantially increases the resource.

Mining tenure granted for $220m sulphate of potash project close to Final Investment Decision, packages listed

All required mining tenure has been granted for a sulphate of potash project in the Mid West region of Western Australia that is approaching a Final Investment Decision following recent completion of a Bankable Feasibility Study for the project.

Pricetag rises to $830m for NT uranium mine rehabilitation

Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has lifted the rehabilitation cost for its Ranger uranium project in the Northern Territory after completing its closure feasibility study.

Major development status for $3bn SA copper expansion

A senior figure at the company behind a major SA resources project has welcomed a key milestone for development.

$108m structural, mechanical, piping and electrical and instrumentation work for mega iron ore project in Pilbara expected to create 400 jobs

A Perth-based engineering company has been awarded a major construction contract for an iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Contract worth $62 awarded for stage 1 earthworks, roadworks and drainage works for $1.69b Rail Project in Pilbara

The contract for Stage 1 earthworks, roadworks and drainage works has been formally awarded for a mega rail project for iron ore transportation for a major iron ore miner in the Pilbara.

DFS targeted for early 2020 for proposed $232m lithium mine in Eastern Goldfields

The proponent of a proposed lithium project 680km north-east of Perth that will cost about $232 million to develop has announced a capital raising just under $8m to fast-track the project and another lithium project.

Specialist engineering group engaged to refresh part of DFS for iron ore project in WA's eastern wheatbelt

A Perth-based Australian diversified mineral exploration and resource development company has engaged a specialist engineering group to refresh components of the project's previous Definitive Feasibility Study given the strengthening iron ore price and potential port access at the Esperance Port.

Proponent of $380m vanadium project in Mid West appoints project director

The project proponent for a vanadium project in the Mid West has appointed a project director who will oversee a Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) on the project.

Proponent targets Final Investment Decision in Q3 CY2019 for $1bn lithium project in the goldfields

The proponent of billion dollar lithium project in the goldfields region is targeting a final investment decision in Q3 CY2019 as works progress on the definitive feasibility study (DFS).