Wingellina Nickel Project, Near Wingellina Town, Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

Closed 21 Oct 2013

Opened 15 Oct 2013

Overview

Hinckley Range Pty Ltd proposes the Wingellina Nickel Project that involves open pit mining of nickeliferous limonite ore and on-site processing using a high pressure acid leach (HPAL) process to produce an intermediate mixed nickel-cobalt hydroxide product for shipping to third party refineries.

What Happens Next

Following the seven day public comment period and consideration of any comments received, the EPA will decide whether or not this proposal requires environmental impact assessment and, if so, what level of assessment will be applied.

The Chairman's decisions on level of assessment are released each Monday on the EPA's website.

Areas

  • All of Western Australia

Audiences

  • Public

Interests

  • Seven-day comment on referrals