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Kalgoorlie cost blowout for Lynas

COSTS have blown out at Lynas Rare Earths’ Kalgoorlie Rare Earths Processing Facility to about $730 million, up from the original $500 million price tag and the $575 million Lynas gave last year.

An artist's impression of Lynas' Kalgoorlie plant.

An artist's impression of Lynas' Kalgoorlie plant.

Lynas also estimates it faces $50 million of pre-commissioning and commissioning costs. The rare earths miner and processor has been rushing to get the Kalgoorlie, Western Australia plant completed...

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