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Western Areas Ltd mines, processes, and sells nickel sulphide concentrates. The company develops high grade nickel mines; and explores for nickel sulphides, other base metals, and platinum group metals in Australia, Canada, and Finland. Its flagship property is the Forrestania nickel project located in Australia. The company’s principal properties also comprise three copper-gold and nickel-copper-PGE projects, including Hammaslahti, Outokumpu, and Enonkoski projects located in Finland. Western Areas Limited was founded in 1999 and is based in West Perth, Australia.

Founded in 1999

western areas ltd (WSA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, D...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: A$493.7K
General Manager of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: A$526.4K
Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: A$803.7K
General Manager of Commercial
Total Annual Compensation: A$419.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

western areas ltd (WSA) Key Developments

Western Areas Eyes Acquisitions

Western Areas Limited (ASX:WSA) is looking for acquisitions despite spending $24.5 million on Glencore's Cosmos mine in Western Australia. Managing Director Dan Lougher said "We will be running a much cheaper, leaner model on that. The transaction would not necessarily rule out more acquisitions later in 2015."

Western Areas Limited Reports Cash Flow and Operating Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Production Guidance for the Year 2015

Western Areas Limited reported cash flow and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Pre-consolidated free cashflow generation was AUD 15.4 million, which included the second last interest payment of AUD 4.0 million on the remaining convertible bonds (AUD 125.0 million) which are due to be retired on 2 July 2015. For the quarter, the company's Flying Fox mine production was 72,144 tonnes of ore mined at 4.6% for 3,330 tonnes (7.3M lbs) of contained nickel. Spotted Quoll mine production was 70,590 tonnes of ore at 4.8% for 3,372 tonnes (7.4M lbs) of contained nickel. For the year 2015, the company's production guidance remains on track to reach the upper end of the range 24,500 to 25,500 nickel tonnes.

Western Areas Limited Presents at Mines and Money Hong Kong, Mar-23-2015 09:30 AM

Western Areas Limited Presents at Mines and Money Hong Kong, Mar-23-2015 09:30 AM. Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Speakers: Daniel Lougher, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Director and Member of Nomination Committee.


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