Nickel West charges ahead

Nickel West charges ahead

Nickel West is growing its resource base and equity nickel production as demand soars.

Sun power for BHP nickel

Sun power for BHP nickel

The build is expected to take 12-14 months, with more than 100 workers to mobilise to site.

Power / Remote power

30 JULY 2021
BHP to follow WA sun

BHP to follow WA sun

WA mines minister Bill Johnston welcomed the move by BHP to reduce its operational footprint.

Power / Remote power

02 FEBRUARY 2021
BHP goes electric

BHP goes electric

BHP president Edgar Basto says BHP is working to reduce emissions intensity of its light vehicles.

FBI taskforce sets up in WA

FBI taskforce sets up in WA

Taskforce to boost WA's battery industry opportunities.

Investment

30 NOVEMBER 2020
Nickel West looking at renewables options

Nickel West looking at renewables options

An 18.5MW solar farm on the cards for Nickel West.

Power / Remote power

23 OCTOBER 2020
Olympic Dam expansion shelved again

Olympic Dam expansion shelved again

Better understanding of ore variability drove decision.

Development

20 OCTOBER 2020
Coates to supply Nickel West

Coates to supply Nickel West

Contract to run five years.

Supply chain management

16 OCTOBER 2020
BHP handling Nickel West Legionnaires scare

BHP handling Nickel West Legionnaires scare

Understood to have barricaded off the cooling tower and be working to disinfect it.

Sustainability

09 OCTOBER 2020
Thiess team rebuilds first D10T

Thiess team rebuilds first D10T

Component rebuild facility concentrating on machine rebuilds for 2020.

Maintenance

07 JULY 2020
BHP gets gas

BHP gets gas

BHP Nickel West to be supplied with natural gas from the Wheatstone project.

Power / Remote power

24 JUNE 2020
BHP iron ore output down for the quarter

BHP iron ore output down for the quarter

Maintenance cuts production for the quarter but provides solid future foundation.

Maintenance

17 OCTOBER 2019