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Western Areas is proud to continue to support Perth Zoo’s Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo exhibit

Western Areas is proud to continue to support Perth Zoo‘s Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo exhibit as part of our tangible commitment to enhancing the conservation of this endangered majestic bird.

2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout at Optus Stadium Perth, 24/6/21.

Dan braved the cold and slept rough last night for the Vinnies CEO Sleepout AU!!

Dan braved the cold and slept rough last night for the Vinnies CEO Sleepout AU!!

WSA attended the 2021 Battery Mineral Conference today

Great to take part in Paydirt Media Pty Ltd‘s 2021 Battery Minerals Conference today, with WSA Chief Financial Officer Joe Belladonna outlining the critical role nickel is playing in the renewable battery revolution!

10-year anniversary – Rowan Connelly

After recently celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the first blast at Western Areas’ Spotted Quoll underground mine, there was another 10-year anniversary for the team to celebrate!

10 years ago the first blast at WSA’s Spotted Quoll underground mine successfully went off

Here’s a blast from the past: 10 years ago the first blast at Western Areas’ Spotted Quoll underground mine successfully went off, ushering in a decade of continuous production from one of the world’s highest-grade nickel mines. Thank you to all our Western Areas and Barminco employees at Spotted Quoll throughout the years who have helped us to reach this incredible milestone! We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Barminco well into the future.

WSA hosted mining engineering and geology students from UWA at FNO for a full site tour

Western Areas was pleased to host three mining engineering and geology students from The University of Western Australia at its Forrestania Nickel Operations for a full site tour.

Dan Lougher taking part in Vinnies CEO Sleepout 2021

Western Areas is pleased to announce that Managing Director, Dan Lougher, is taking part in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout on the 24th June 2021!

Earth Day 2021

Today marks Earth Day 2021! It’s a great time for all of us to reflect on ways we can support and enact environmental stewardship.

March 2021 Quarterly Report

Today Western Areas released the Quarterly Report for the March 2021 quarter. Western Areas Managing Director, Dan Lougher, said it was pleasing to see the Forrestania Operation deliver a significant uplift in performance and the Odysseus underground development continuing to progress as planned.

March Quarterly Preliminary Production Results

Western Areas today released a preliminary March quarter production update for the Forrestania Operations, which revealed that nickel produced in concentrate was up 21% quarter on quarter, as a result of higher mined grades and mill recoveries!