Proto Resources & Investments Ltd is an Australia-based company, which is engaged in the production of nickel. The Company focuses on acquiring and developing assets, and also develops its nickel laterite processing technology and continuing its frontier multi-commodity exploration campaign. The Company's nickel project is at Barnes Hill near Beaconsfield in northern Tasmania. The deposit has approximately 125,000 tons of contained nickel and three million tons of iron ore, as well as other elements, such as cobalt and magnesium. In addition, it is engaged in developing a process for regenerating and recycling acid and water from metal-containing acidic solutions. The Company is exploring for minerals in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. The Northern Territory exploration campaign is targeting nickel sulfide and copper mineralization over three tenements. The Western Australian ground is situated in the copper- and gold-rich area of Doolgunna.