BHP Nickel West

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Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market nickel business. All nickel operations (mines, concentrators, a smelter and refinery) are located in Western Australia. Multiple streams of nickel concentrate come together at the Nickel West Kalgoorlie smelter, which produces nickel matte. Nickel West Kwinana then refines granulated nickel matte from the Kalgoorlie smelter into premium-grade nickel powder and briquettes. Nickel matte and metal are exported to overseas markets via the Port of Fremantle.

In FY2018, Nickel West began its transition to become a global supplier to the battery materials market, approving funding and beginning preparatory works for the first phase of a nickel sulphate plant which will be located at the Kwinana Nickel Refinery.

In June 2020, BHP Nickel West acquired the Honeymoon Well development project from Russian-owned but WA-based Norilsk Nickel.

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Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
08 6321 0000

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Electric future drives Nickel West goals
NEWS: Tagged in Electric future drives Nickel West goals13 Oct 2020
New industrial land release
NEWS: Tagged in New industrial land release 23 Jul 2020
Companies shortlisted for ARENA grants
NEWS: Tagged in Companies shortlisted for ARENA grants20 Jul 2020
BHP acquires nickel tenements
NEWS: Tagged in BHP acquires nickel tenements19 Jun 2020

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