Yangibana in Western Australia's Gascoyne region will mine neodymium and praseodymium.
Hastings has approved the site plot plan and is gearing up for the start of detailed engineering and execution as part of the first phase of the processing plant.
Under the FEED contract's scope of work DRA will progress the process plant engineering design and put in long lead equipment orders to pick up vendor data to progress engineering in critical areas.
This FEED work will help define what Hastings then needs to design, procure, construct and commission Yangibana'a processing plant, and how much it will cost.
DRA executive vice-president for the Asia Pacific region Greg McRostie said the FEED phase would allow Hastings and its stakeholders to advance to a much higher level...
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