Nickel West is growing its resource base and equity nickel production as demand soars.
The build is expected to take 12-14 months, with more than 100 workers to mobilise to site.
WA mines minister Bill Johnston welcomed the move by BHP to reduce its operational footprint.
BHP president Edgar Basto says BHP is working to reduce emissions intensity of its light vehicles.
Taskforce to boost WA's battery industry opportunities.
An 18.5MW solar farm on the cards for Nickel West.
Better understanding of ore variability drove decision.
Contract to run five years.
Understood to have barricaded off the cooling tower and be working to disinfect it.
Component rebuild facility concentrating on machine rebuilds for 2020.
BHP Nickel West to be supplied with natural gas from the Wheatstone project.
Maintenance cuts production for the quarter but provides solid future foundation.