Objectives and Membership

The aims of WA Midwest Yilgarn Infrastructure Group Inc are to promote:

The collaboration and interests of prospective and current miners of all commodities, agriculture, infrastructure providers and their supply chain partners and communities to enhance the development and accessibility of infrastructure 

• Ensuring  fair access to infrastructure including rail, port (storage, loaders/un-loaders and above/below rail)

• Road Upgrades and RAV rating 

• Engagement with infrastructure providers, all levels of Government (Federal/State/Local) and agencies,  local communities, indigenous people, industry associations, unions and the media 

• Supporting initiatives to cut red tape and development of a State Magnetite policy drawing on its timely Battery products policy

• Highlighting the Midwest, Yilgarn and Goldfields substantial economic contribution to WA's economy

• Highlighting the benefits our companies make in supporting the WA economy

• Keeping key stakeholders updated and briefed

• Liaising with elected members and ministers


Membership: A uniquely diverse cross-sector base

Mining companies, infrastructure providers, grain handlers, government, agencies and contractors are members including:

Current miners and explorers planning to mine

Mindax Ltd
Macarthur Minerals
Juno Minerals - close to mining & exporting
Audalia Resources
Atlas Iron - Legacy Iron Ore
Tulla Resources
GWR Group - currently mining & exporting
Tungsten Mining NL
CuFe Ltd - currently mining & exporting
Gold Valley Group - currently mining & exporting
Newcam Minerals
Vocatus Resources - currently mining & exporting
Pilbara Resources Group

Roslyn Hill Lead - currently resuming mining & exporting
Reedy Lagoon/Lithium Australia

Black Ore - Terra Mining - currently mining & exporting

Infrastructure

Ports: Southern Ports Authority, Mid West Ports Authority
Rail: Pacific National, Aurizon, Arc Infrastructure, Qube, Martinus
Road: Hampton Transport, Campbell's Transport

Mobile Concrete Solutions

Energy: APA gas, solar, electricity

Grain: Co-operative Bulk Handling (associate)

Government/Agencies
Goldfields Esperance Development Commission, Mid West Development Commission
Menzies Shire

Northern Goldfields Working Group: Shires of Menzies, Wiluna, Laverton, Leonora, Ngaanyatjarraku

WA Minerals Research Institute (associate)

GVROC (associate)

Wayne Glendenning Anthropologist

Sustainable Forest Industries Roundtable

Founding Chairman Gary Lyons (GWR Group Chairman)

David Utting Secretary/Executive Officer

At its inaugural meeting in March 2020, predominately iron ore companies joined together to form the WA Midwest Yilgarn Infrastructure Group however the Group welcomes membership from miners of other commodities, agricultural and all organisations and communities with interests in improving, delivering and/or utilising infrastructure.

WA MYIG Inc is registered with the West Australian Department of Commerce (IARN: A1034602Z under the Associations and Incorporation Act 2015 (Section 10)) as a not-for-profit organisation incorporated on the 13th May, 2020.


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