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The first commercial production of battery-grade lithium hydroxide at Tianqi’s Kwinana plant is being heralded as a milestone in WA’s plans to become a key player in the emerging electric vehicle supply chain.
Stuart McKinnon and Cheyanne Enciso
Several big-name WA mining identities have backed the $6.5 million initial public offering of battery metals play Bellavista Resources ahead of its ASX listing next week.
The usually unflappable Richard Goyder stumbled badly over the word “participation” as he closed Woodside’s annual general meeting on Thursday, before uttering “it’s been a long day”.
Environmental protesters have gathered ahead of Woodside’s AGM in Perth on Thursday amid a heavy security and police presence as investors vote on a mega billion-dollar tie up with BHP’s oil and gas assets.
Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest will reprise his role as executive chairman at the company he founded nearly two decades ago as it transitions into a global green energy giant.
Long-suffering shareholders of Wiluna Mining Corporation are again facing an anxious wait as the embattled gold miner scrambles to avoid collapse.
Santos boss Kevin Gallagher has launched a spirited defence of oil and gas and declared the scaled adoption of carbon capture and storage as essential to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
BHP boss Mike Henry says he expects COVID and Ukraine-led supply chain disruptions to last as long as 2-3 years.
Woodside Petroleum boss Meg O’Neill says she believes the “stars are aligning” for the company’s Browse project given the world’s growing recognition of the importance of Australian LNG.
Julie Bishop has refused to back in her successor as Curtin MP Celia Hammond, instead predicting Teal Independent Kate Chaney will provoke ‘a lot of soul searching’ in the party with a win in her old seat.
Billionaire WA prospector Mark Creasy has upped his stake in Galileo Mining after its palladium-platinum discovery last week, sending shares in the stock to fresh highs.
Bill Beament’s Develop Global has flagged a significant upgrade in the resource at its Sulphur Springs copper-zinc-silver project in the Pilbara following another batch of high-grade drilling intersections.
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