Salt and Other Mineral Mining

Major project status for sulphate of potash project in east Pilbara

A sulphate of potash project 160km south east of Newman that will create 80 jobs during construction and employ around 50 full-time workers over its 30 year life has been granted major project status.

Engineering group awarded major construction contract at lithium hydroxide plant in south west WA

The proponent of a lithium hydroxide plant in the south-west of Western Australia has awarded a major construction contract.

EOIs invited for EPC and D&C for $850m lithium project including Goldfields mine and Kwinana refinery

Expressions of interest (EOIs) are invited from companies experienced in delivering Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Design and Construct (D&C) and/or construct-only contacts in the minerals processing sector to deliver a fully integrated mine, concentrator and refinery for an $850 million lithium project in WA.

Proponent of $216m sulphate of potash project 160km southeast of Newman highlights groundwork completed as it works towards securing finance and execution

In a presentation at this year's Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie the proponent of $216m sulphate of potash (SOP) project 160km southeast of Newman WA highlighted the groundwork completed for the project as it works towards securing finance and execution.

Milestone for proposed $4.3 billion dollar urea production plant in Pilbara

Plans for a multi-billion dollar urea production plant in the Pilbara with an estimated construction start date in Q3 CY2020 and life of 25 years have reached a key milestone.

Green light for Sulphate Of Potash project in Mid West on schedule for first commercial production in 2020

A proposed Sulphate Of Potash Project 220km east-north-east of Wiluna Kalium Lakes has been recommended for approval by the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).

Demonstration plant producing 50,0000tpa of Sulphate of Potash planned for development in Mid West

A processing plant to demonstrate the feasibilities of commercial scale production of a Sulphate of Potash (SOP) project 25km south of Wiluna is planned for development.

Personnel numbers and timing on DFS completion provided for $52m graphite project on WA's south coast

The proponent of $52 million graphite project 105km west of Esperance has provided more detail on the project to Projectory following recent announcement of a preferred contractor to undertake Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the project.

Expansion of Pilbara lithium project to cost $254m with FID and construction start in Q2 CY2020

A proposed stage three expansion of a lithium mine in the Pilbara is targeting a final investment decision and start of construction in Q2 CY2020.