WA Kaolin operation rapidly taking shape

ALMOST 300km south of Perth, and some 60km inland of the giant Boddington gold mine, around the kitchen table of a farmhouse in the agricultural town of Wickepin, plans are being made for the next mining campaign at the state’s only operating kaolin mine.

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Andrew Sorensen

Just a few kilometres away, through farm gates, and along new haul roads, welders, riggers, and concreters are working under the summer sun as the A$4 million shed complex is taking shape, which will