Dividends return at Western Areas

WESTERN Australian nickel miner Western Areas says higher nickel prices during the December half allowed it to resurrect its dividend payment policy, with the company paying out 1c – the first return to investors since 2015.

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Managing director Dan Lougher said the miner had enjoyed "a good half year", with the company benefiting from its focus on capping cost escalation at Forrestania and a stronger nickel price.
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