The aims of YIPA are to promote:
- sustainable economic development and best practice environmental standards
- engagement with local communities, indigenous people, Government and agencies
- the interests of prospective and current iron miners and the development of infrastructure
- the sharing of environmental data by members
The Yilgarn is an established iron province with a potential aggregate iron endowment of over 15 Billion tonnes of potentially beneficiable Magnetite and one billion tonnes of DSO hematite ores.