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Kwinana, BHP Billiton - Nickel sulphate refinery

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13 December 2022

Kwinana, BHP Billiton - Nickel sulphate refinery

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Operated by BHP Billiton, the Kwinana power and briquettes plant is located south of Perth in Western Australia. The plant is 100% owned by BHP Billiton. In 2021, the plant successfully produced its first nickel sulphate and is estimated to be capable of producing 100.0ktpy of nickel sulphate when at full capacity. Feedstock for the plant is from nickel powder. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating several granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry-standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.

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