The award follows the successful pilot-scale test work at FLSmidth's US facility in Pennsylvania.
The tailings were processed through the Thalanga mill.
The leases will be valid for 25 years, with multiple renewal periods possible under the agreement.
Proposal is for a high-volume salt and sulphate of potash project at Mardie, near Karratha.
Laneway reports it is making good progress toward a restart of operations at Agate Creek.
Program designed to develop future tailings professionals.
Finniss ore reserves increased 159% to 5.7Mt, which supports a seven-year LOM.
GRES will mobilise to site immediately, with work expected to conclude in 2021's first half.
Fortescue Hive an expansion of the company's integrated operating centre.
Queensland mines minister Dr Anthony Lynham says all Queensland workers need safe working conditions...
The estimated 67,000oz in the tailings dam will also be targeted.
Plant modules will be made in Turkey and at CSI's Kwinana workshop, with 110 jobs to be created.