The proponent of a proposed gold project in WA's Pilbara with a pre-production capital cost of $116 million and a mine life of nine years is preparing tenders for all major contracts to allow preferred contractor status to be issued with the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) which will lock in the process for the proposed development of the mine next year.
Design has been finalised for a $121 million marina project in the Pilbara with early works on the project set to begin within months and registrations are open for Pilbara businesses to work on the project.
A major iron ore miner has outlined the operational elements in construction and operation of a proposed 165MW gas-fired power station under a US$700 million power generation project across its Pilbara mine sites.
Construction is planned to start later this year subject to finance and approvals for a manganese project in the southern Pilbara region of WA that woud cost $24 million to develop and have 42-year mine life.
Environmental approval has been granted for a proposed large-scale wind and solar renewable energy project, comprising a series of onshore linear arrays of wind turbines and solar panels, and a transmission cable corridor to the coast.