Gold’s bullish run started before the onset of the long-running COVID-19 pandemic and there has been little to suggest the commodity is about to crash.
Australia is on the cusp of commercial-scale sulphate of potash production and WA’s Goldfields and arid interior have emerged as the epicentre of the State’s emerging industry.
Nickel is not about to steal the limelight in a region famed for its gold. But the base metal came close when BHP revealed its nickel will play a pivotal role in the future of Elon Musk’s empire.
MCM Protection manager Cameron Mallory talked up the company’s credentials to City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder councillors at Monday’s ordinary meeting.
“Western Areas is one of the few companies that has a clear line of sight towards sustained nickel production into the 2030s.”
Police allege none of the travellers were at the approved locations when officers went to check on them on Wednesday.
WASM Kalgoorlie director Sabina Shugg said Professor Clout would oversee a high-tech laboratory fitted with experimental high-temperature furnace equipment.
It meant Regis rounded off the 2020-21 financial year with full-year gold production of 372,870oz at an all-in cost of $1373/oz.
In 2019, almost 600 Goldfields patients used the Patient Assisted Travel Scheme to travel to Perth for MRI services.
Salt Lake Potash has run aground in the ramp-up of its processing plant near Wiluna, with the company flagging a big hit in initial production and a funding shortfall.
The goldminer’s June quarterly report unveiled yesterday was marked by COVID-19 headwinds and a mine site death at its Simberi operations in Papua New Guinea.
The plans exclude the area bounded by Throssell, Forrest, Lionel and Hay streets near Kalgoorlie’s CBD to allow another 60 days of consultation with the City’s planners and affected residents
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