Western Areas' nickel odyssey

SHIFTING the focus of operations from a fast-depleting mining camp to a new one with a long-term future is full of challenges, writes Barry FitzGerald.

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Construction is underway at Odysseus

But when the commodity involved is providing a welcome tailwind to the changeover, the task ahead becomes a less stressful affair, if not approached with relish.