New Lithium Plant approved by McGowan Government

The Albemarle Lithium plant has been granted environmental approval from the McGowan Government, giving the go-ahead for a lithium manufacturing plant in the State’s South West. The Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area, 17kms north east of Bunbury, will be home to the new plant, and will process spodumene ore concentrate, through five process trains, to produce…

Barnett concerned as Asylum Seekers reached Geraldton

A boat carrying 66 Asylum seekers from Sri Lanka approached Geraldton Harbour on Tuesday, drawing attention to Australia’s boarder security. “It was an unprecedented breach of boarder security of Australia …” Mr Barnett said. Single men were transferred to the Northam Detention Centre, while others are taken to Christmas Island. The Premier is concerned that…