Western Areas Limited is an Australian-based nickel mining company that operates in the Forrestania Nickel Project in Western Australia. The company was founded in 1999 and has since become one of the largest nickel producers in Australia. Western Areas Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and has a market capitalization of approximately AUD 1.2 billion. The company's primary focus is on the exploration, development, and production of high-grade nickel deposits. Western Areas Limited is committed to sustainable mining practices and has implemented various environmental and social initiatives to minimize its impact on the environment and local communities.