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.