Pilbara

Major project status a boost for $409m sulphate of potash project in eastern Pilbara near NT border

A proposed sulphate of potash (SOP) project in the eastern Pilbara with a pre-production capital cost of $409 million has received Major Project Status from the Federal Government.

42-year mine life for proposed $24m manganese project in southern Pilbara

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.

Green light for large-scale onshore-offshore wind and solar renewable energy project in north west WA

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.

Plans for new iron mine in Pilbara with construction start slated for early 2021

Plans are afoot for the development of a new iron ore mine in the Pilbara with an output of 8 million tonnes (Mt) of iron ore over four to five years.

Expansion plans for Pilbara manganese mine to include construction of additional infrastructure

The owner of a manganese mine in the Pilbara has plans to expand the operation including the construction of new infrastructure.

Plans detailed for $4b plus urea plant in Pilbara, construction start Q4 CY2020

Plans have been detailed for a $4 billion plus urea plant on WA’s northwest coastline that will require more than 2500 contractors during the three-year construction phase.

Funding secured for gas and chemical project worth up to $30m in the Pilbara

One of the world’s largest ammonia producers has been granted funds for early work on a gas and chemical development in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

Consultancy appointed for $95m metal project in the Pilbara

An engineering services company has been selected to work on part of a $95 million precious metal development in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

Proposal to construct and operate Pilbara marina

The WA Government is proposing to construct and operate a spoilbank marina within the Town of Port Hedland in the Pilbara.

Automation contract awarded for major metal operation in the Pilbara

An automation specialist and multinational mining equipment provider have both won a tender to operate autonomous heavy vehicles at a metal mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.