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, employs around 140 people 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 nichel mines, Flying Fox and Spotted Quoll.
  • Australian Nickel Investment - Purchased in 2015, Australian Nickel Investment is involved in mining at the Cosmos Nickel Complex, located 680kms north-east of Perth.
  • Australian Exploration Assets - Their exploration arm are 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.  
  • Mustang Minerals Corporation - Western Areas holds a 19.9% stake in the Mustang Minerals Corporation based in Toronto, Canada. This company focuses on exploration of nickel, copper and platinum in the south-east of Mantinoba.

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