australia iron ore production

australia iron ore production

Rio Tinto’s wholly-owned Hamersley Iron is both one of Australia’s and one of the world’s largest iron ore producers.Viewed: 3239 timesLength: 01:14

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Hamersley Iron run the largest privately owned rail network in the world. They use this to cart Iron Ore from the various minesite locations in the State of Western Australia to the coast ready for shipping off to the customers. As you can see, they are quite long, and each train is carrying over AU$5 […]

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

China Metallurgical Group Corp has signed an engineering contract to construct a $US1.98 billion ($A2.5 billion) iron ore project in Western Australia, Xinhua news agency said. The iron ore project partly owned by Citic Pacific is in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Xinhua said.

It would include a 12 million tonne a year iron ore concentrator, […]

January 24th, 2007 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

China Shipping Development Co Ltd (SHA 600026; HK 1138) said it has signed two long-term iron ore shipping contracts with Baoshan Iron & Steel Co Ltd (Baosteel) (SHA 600019), the country’s largest steel producer.
According to a statement filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the company will ship iron ore along the coast of China for […]

January 30th, 2007 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

I am a dump truck driver at Orebody 25 in Newman, Western Australia where we mine iron ore. I have been driving these trucks for the past two years…. before this I was a brickie! Thes best part about my job – The money! The worst part about my job – The looooong […]

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

This is the first video that I have ever produced, mainly playing around with some different editing techniques, I thought it turned out alright. What do you think?
This is a video of the Mt. Whaleback Iron Ore Mine that backs onto Newman, the town I live in in Western Australia. It’s a huge hole, and […]

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

China’s Sinosteel Corp. said Wednesday it has boosted its stake in Australian iron ore miner and developer Midwest Corp. to 28.4 percent, from 19.9 percent. The Chinese metals trader, which is battling Murchison Metals Ltd. for Midwest, is bidding 1.36 billion Australian dollars (US$1.3 billion; ?830 million) in an offer that ends June 13.

Sinosteel had 60.4 […]

June 5th, 2008 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

Details of the value of the contract or its length were not disclosed. Rautaruukki said deliveres will begin this April.
The company’s Raahe site uses around 1 mln tonnes of agglomerated iron ore pellets and some 2 mln tonnes of iron ore fines in iron ore production each year.

January 30th, 2007 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

Iran Minerals Production and Supply Co, produced around 13,313,084 tons of iron ore during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March, 21, 2006), Tehran Times reported. The figure is indicative of 120% growth compared with the same period last year.

An affiliate to Iran Minerals Production and Supply Co., Iran Central Iron […]

January 10th, 2007 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

BHP Billiton Ltd, the world’s biggest mining company, said a fire burned for over an hour today at a screening area in the Nelson Point iron ore port in Western Australia.
It is assessing the damage from the fire, Samantha Evans, a BHP spokeswoman, said by telephone from Melbourne. There were no injuries and workers weren’t […]

March 15th, 2008 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

Australian iron ore miner Mount Gibson Ltd. launched a scrip takeover offer on Monday for fellow miner Aztec Resources Ltd. , valuing Aztec at about A$200 million ($150 million).
Mount Gibson said a successful takeover would create an independent iron ore company with the potential to produce 9.5 million tonnes a year of hematite ore from […]

July 24th, 2006 – Posted in General

The world’s second biggest iron ore miner has flagged changes to the way the commodity is priced saying it is prepared to sell into the lucrative spot market and hold off on finalising contracts until major Chinese customers cave in to its demands.
The head of Rio Tinto’s iron ore division, Sam Walsh, says the company […]

March 15th, 2008 – Posted in Iron Ore

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