Western Areas Limited is an Australia-based producer of nickel. It is engaged in mining, processing and sale of nickel sulphide concentrate, the continued assessment of the feasibility and development of nickel mines and the exploration for nickel sulphides, other base metals and platinum group metals. It operates the Forrestania project, which consists of Flying Fox and Spotted Quoll nickel mines and the Cosmic Boy Concentrator, which treats the high grade ore and produces nickel concentrate for sale. Its project portfolio includes Carbon Disclosure Project, Mt Gibb Project (joint venture with Great Western Exploration Limited), Lake King Joint Venture and Musgrave Nickel-Copper Joint Venture. The Company�s subsidiaries include Western Platinum NL, Australian Nickel Investments Pty Ltd, Bioheap Ltd and Western Areas Nickel Pty Ltd.