Ashburton North Strategic Industrial Area, Proposed Rare Earths Processing Plant Development

Closed 17 Jun 2022

Opened 6 May 2022


The Western Australian Planning Commission has received an application to develop Part Lot 152 Warrirda Road, Thalanyji under the Ashburton North Strategic Industrial Area Improvement Scheme No. 1.

The application submitted by Yangibana Pty Ltd (Hastings Technology Metals Ltd) proposes a rare earths processing plant that will process mineral concentrate from the proposed Yangibana Rare Earths Project located in the Gascoyne region.


What happens next

The WAPC will consider all submissions before making a decision on the development application.


  • Gascoyne Region


  • State Government
  • Local Government
  • Residents
  • Business Operators
  • Land Owners


  • Land use planning