BHP's Cliffs mine is located 375 kilometres North of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.
BHP has several Nickel operations within the Leinster area including the Perseverance Underground Mine, Cliffs Nickel Mine and a nickel concentrator and dryer. Cliffs Nickel Mine is an integral part of Nickel West Leinster, located 12 kilometres south of Nickel West Mount Keith. Cliffs is a narrow vein nickel/cobalt deposit and is an underground mining operation.
Personnel are accommodated at the nearby Mt Keith village.