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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 Limited Presents at 2nd Asian Nickel Conference, Sep-24-2014 09:30 AM

Western Areas Limited Presents at 2nd Asian Nickel Conference, Sep-24-2014 09:30 AM. Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta, Indonesia. Speakers: Daniel Lougher, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Director and Member of Nomination Committee.

Western Areas Limited Declares Fully Franked Final Dividend

Western Areas Limited declared fully franked final dividend declared of 4 cents per share, bringing the full year dividend payout to 5 cents per share against 2 cents per share for the same period a year ago.

Western Areas Limited Announces Earnings and Operating Results for the Full Year Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Operating Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Western Areas Limited announced earnings and operating results for the full year ended June 30, 2014. The company announced substantially improved financial results for the full year ended 30 June 2014, on the back of a material improvement in the nickel price environment and continued low cost production. Sales revenue was AUD 320.1 million against AUD 306.5 million a year ago. EBITDA of AUD 158.2 million against AUD 125.9 million, up AUD 32.3 million or 25.7%. Underlying pre-consolidated net profit after tax (NPAT) of AUD 32.6 million against AUD 5.6 million a year ago. Reported NPAT of AUD 25.5 million against loss of AUD 94.1 million a year ago. Operating cash flow (after capital expenditure) was AUD 63.7 million against AUD 18.7 million a year ago. Underlying EBIT was AUD 72.43 million against AUD 40.6 million a year ago. Net cashflow was AUD 149.82 million against negative net cashflow of AUD 84.78 million a year ago. For the year, the company reported mine production of 28,686 tones against 27,639 tones a year ago. Mill production was 25,700 tones against 26,918 tones a year ago. Recovery was 89% against 92% a year ago. Sales volume was 25,756 tones against 27,819 tones a year ago. For the fiscal 2015, the company expects mine production (nickel in ore) of 25,000 to 27,000 tones; nickel in concentrate production of 24,500 to 25,500 tones; unit cash cost of production (nickel in concentrate) of AUD 2.70/lb to AUD 2.80/lb; sustaining capital expenditure & mine development of AUD 50 million to AUD 60 million and exploration of AUD 20 million.


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