Ravensthorpe Nickel Project (s46)

Proposal description: 

Inquiry under s46 into the request for a number of substantial changes to the Ravensthorpe Nickel Project, located approximately 35 km east of Ravensthorpe, the subject of Ministerial Statement 509.

In summary, the proposed changes include:

  • mining of additional ore reserves contained within the Shoemaker-Levy and Hale-Bopp deposits and a resulting increase in clearing within the Bandalup Corridor;
  • changes to the processing of ore and the final product: a) deletion of nickel electrowinning, cobalt sulphide precipitation, and hydrogen sulphide plant; b) a redesigned hydrometallurgical process plant to produce a final product of 220 000 tpa mixed nickel cobalt hydroxide product;
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Last updated: 
May 23, 2019
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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