As part of the MoU FYI and Alcoa can move to a JV after further HPA pilot plant trials.
Under the MoU the parties will work on a hydrometallurgical processing demonstration plant.
Cape and Dunstans form a JV to tender for bigger jobs.
The two companies will form a 60:40 JV at Wodgina.
The JV is focused on HI's Eastern Ranges mine and Rio Tinto's Western Range project.
Graphite set to flow from east Kimberley mine
Gold Road and Gold Fields like ebony and ivory at Gruyere
Agreement paves way for Ravensthorpe project
BGC Contracting will sack 125 people from its South Australian mining operations in October.
Choosing the right joint venture partner can be risky business.
Stability is key to successful exploration projects, research by QUT in Brisbane has shown.