ENVIRONMENT

Yangibana under review

A PROPOSAL by Hastings Technology Metals to expand the existing approved Yangibana rare earths mine in Western Australia’s Upper Gascoyne will be assessed by the Environmental Protection Authority at public environmental review-level after concerns were raised the expansion could disturb Aboriginal heritage sites and the Fraser Creek heritage exclusion zone.

 Yangibana under development

Yangibana under development

As part of the expansion Hastings wants to mine from two additional pits at Yangibana and Auer and merge Bald Hill, Simon's Find and Fraser's into one larger pit. This would involve disturbance of up...

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