Local Training A Rare Opportunity

A trailblazing rare earths mining project in the region that could create up to 1000 jobs during construction has swung the door open on a new education facility to offer training and employment avenues to one of the most remote communities in WA.

Northern Minerals launched its $8.1 million Aboriginal training centre at its Browns Range site recently, 150km from Halls Creek, which is currently operating a pilot plant to test the scope of rare heavy earth mineral production in the area.

The hub would run programs up to eight weeks for the tiny indigenous community of Ringer Soak, 170km south-east from the mine base, which has a small population of less than 200.

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