Western Areas Limited is an Australian owned public listed company deriving its revenue from the mining, processing and sale of nickel sulphide concentrate, and also the exploration of nickel sulphides and base metals. Western Areas Limited operates in Western Australia and Canada, and is administered from its head office in Perth.

Western Areas is listed on the Australian Securities Exchanges under the code WSA. 

Western Areas Limited divides its operations through mining, nickel refining, site exploration, and research & development. Its areas of operation are as follows:

  • Forrestania - Western Areas' main mining operation is located in Western Australia and comprises two wholly owned high-grade nickel mines, Flying Fox and Spotted Quoll. The Cosmic Boy Concentrator, used to produce consistent nickel concentrate product is also part of operations at Forrestania
  • Australian Exploration Assets - Their exploration arm is operated as joint ventures with other companies interested in base metals, and are conducted on a Farm-in basis.
  • BioHeap - Wholly owned by Western Areas Limited, Bioheap is a bacterial leaching technology designed to separate valuable metals from sulphide ores.  
  • Grid Metals Corporation - Western Areas holds a 13.34% stake in the Grid Metals Corporation based in Toronto, Canada. This company focuses on exploration of nickel, copper and platinum in the south-east of Manitoba.

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