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BHP Billiton President Iron Ore Jimmy Wilson, was joined by the Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Colin Barnett, and joint venture participants ITOCHU Corporation (ITOCHU) and Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) to open the US$3.2 billion (BHP Billiton share) Jimblebar mine.
The world will need iron ore for as long as the world needs steel. In 2020, we produced around 280 million tonnes of iron ore. That's enough to make the steel for more than 3,300 Sydney Harbour Bridges. We're building a new iron ore mine in Western Australia. When completed, South Flank will produce high-quality iron ore for around 25 years.
Dec 02, 2020· Integrated iron ore mines, rail and port operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia Explore our global locations Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) is an integrated system of four processing hubs and five mines connected by more than 1,000 kilometres of rail infrastructure and port facilities in the Pilbara region of northern Western
BHP Billiton Western Australia Iron Ore BHP Billiton is a leading global resources company. We are a global organisation with over 100 operations throughout the world. Our success is underpinned by the 100,000 employees and contractors that work at BHP Billiton. BHP Billiton Iron Ore is the world’s third largest seaborne iron ore producer
BHP Billiton Iron Ore Mining Area C Mine Closure Plan Page iv Executive Summary The Mining Area C operation is located approximately 100 kilometres (km) northwest of Newman, Pilbara region, Western Australia, within ML281SA which is operated by BHP Billiton Iron Ore as the authorised manager on behalf of the Mount Goldsworthy Joint Venture.
Jun 11, 2020· BHP Billiton is on the cusp of destroying 86 Aboriginal sites in the central Pilbara to expand its South Flank iron ore mining operation. Photograph: Bhp Billiton/AFP/Getty Images Supported by
[toc] Approval On 19 June 2017, the Minister approved actions associated with developing future iron ore mines and associated infrastructure in the Pilbara region of Western Australia as described in the endorsed Program. Approval notice (PDF 3.63 MB) Approval notice (DOCX 91.48 KB) Background On 18 September 2012, the Australian Government and BHP Billiton Iron Ore
BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd is proposing to mine below the watertable at the existing mining operations associated with Orebodies 29 and 30 (OB29 and OB30) and an approved mine at Orebody 35 (OB35) in the Ophthalmia Range near the town of Newman in the Pilbara (the Proposal).
BHP Billiton is the second-largest iron ore mining company in the Pilbara, behind Rio Tinto and ahead of the Fortescue Metals Group. As of 2010, BHP employs 8,000 people in its Pilbara operations. On February 25, 2014, BHP Billiton announced it was suspending iron ore output at Yarrie indefinitely in a drive to cut costs.
May 12, 2014· BHP Billiton ready to offload Guinea iron ore stake the company was close to becoming the buyer for BHP Billiton’s (ASX:BHP) stake in a major Guinean iron
The Mount Newman railway, owned and operated by BHP Billiton, is a private rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia built to carry iron ore. It is one of two railway lines the group operates in the Pilbara, the other being the Goldsworthy railway.. In addition to the BHP Billiton network, there are three more independent iron ore rail lines in the Pilbara: the Rio Tinto operated
BHP Billiton was expected to export around 54 million tonnes of iron ore during the June quarter of 2014, to meet its full-year target of 217 million tonnes. Other Australian mining companies such as Fortescue Metals Group and Atlas Iron, who operate mines in the Pilbara and who directly ship through Port Hedland, gave an indication of how well
Apr 20, 2016· This would be the first time BHP reports an annual drop in seaborne output since it completed its merger with Billiton in 2001. 2016 would be the first year BHP reports a drop in iron
The benefits to BHP Billiton included: Rapid expansion in capacity of BHP Billiton's iron ore facilities, and protecting its market share of the iron ore demand largely driven by China; Programme management approach with knowledge and expertise retained, developed and transferred from one project to the next
Jan 25, 2017· BHP Billiton has reported a record amount of iron ore production across its mines in Western Australia for the second half of 2016 due to the ramp up of its Jimblebar mine in the Pilbara.
BHP Billiton Iron Ore is well placed with both its resources and expertise to submit and support a Strategic Proposal for its proposed future mine and associated infrastructure developments. The Company’s goal is to undertake this process in a way that delivers a range of
BHP Billiton was formed through the 2001 merger of Australia's mining and oil giant BHP and U.K.-based mining group Billiton. The merger created the world's largest diversified resources company, with operations in 20 countries spanning the aluminum, coal, copper, ferro-alloys, iron ore, titanium, nickel, diamond, and silver mining sectors, as
May 07, 2019· Mining giant BHP Billiton is facing a $5bn (£3.8bn) claim for damages over a dam collapse in Brazil in 2015. Instead, it claims the mine continued to increase output of iron
Jan 24, 2020· BHP Billiton. "BHP Results for the half year ended 31 December 2019," Page 20. Accessed May 10, 2020. The Observatory of Economic Complexity. "Iron Ore." Accessed May 10, 2020. BHP Billiton
Resources giant BHP last night pressed the button on a new $4.7 billion iron ore mine in the Pilbara which it says will employ 2500 people during construction and 600 when operational. The announcement came as further evidence emerged that the WA jobs market is finally starting to stir, with the strongest growth in new positions in five years
Sep 17, 2015· BHP Billiton’s Yandi mine, located in Western Australia, is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore in the world in terms of annual production. In 2014, 80Mt of iron ore were produced there
Nov 03, 2015· JOHANNESBURG The Liberian iron-ore interests of diversified major BHP Billiton have been acquired by Cavalla Resources, a wholly-owned subsidiary of investment holding company Jonah Capital, a private company with a portfolio of assets primarily in
BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is the trading entity of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group plc, an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.. The Broken Hill Proprietary Company was founded on 16 July 1885 in the mining town of Silverton, New South Wales. By 2017, BHP was the world's largest mining
BHP Group PLC, formerly BHP Billiton Plc, is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium.