The Forrestania Operation is located 400km east of Perth in Western Australia.
The Maduwongga people, the Ngadju people and the Marlinyu Ghoolie people are the Traditional Owners of the land.
In 2022, the Forrestania Operation was acquired by IGO as part of the acquisition of Western Areas.
FLYING FOX MINE
The Flying Fox underground mine remains one of the highest grade nickel mines in the world. Production commenced in 2006, and the mine now operates at depths of over 1km underground.
SPOTTED QUOLL MINE
The Spotted Quoll underground mine was discovered in October 2007 as a result of ongoing investment in regional and near-mine exploration by previous owners Western Areas. The mine has operated successfully for 10 years, delivering high grade ore feed to the Cosmic Boy Concentrator.