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 already an established iron producer with approaching 17 Million tonnes per annum of Direct Shipping Ore to be exported this year and a potential aggregate iron endowment of over 15 Billion tonnes of Potentially Beneficiable Magnetite and one Billion tonnes of DSO hematite ores.