Time-lapse video of Pilbara mine construction

With these time-lapse videos you can watch months of work condensed into less than a minute, and get a sense of the massive scale and pace of development at Fortescue Metals Group’s Pilbara operations.

This first video shows construction of the recently completed second train unloader at FMG’s Port Hedland facility.

The rest of the port is hidden behind camera in this shot, but on the horizon you can also see BHP’s now defunct HBI plant.


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The second video shows construction at the company’s Christmas Creek iron ore operation.

Changing from a relatively flat landscape to a site covered with ore handling equipment, this timelapse (which finishes in September 2012) shows just how fast parts of the Pilbara are transforming.

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