The port of Port Hedland in Western Australia has contributed a whopping $64.1 billion to the Australian economy in 2018–2019, but this is set to increase even further over the next decade.
BHP is exploring options with stakeholders to increase its licensed iron ore export capacity from Port Hedland to beyond 290 million tonnes a year.
Western Australia’s Pilbara ports have resumed normal activities following closures over the weekend as Tropical Cyclone Damien hit the coast.
Roy Hill has contracted thyssenkrupp to supply a gyratory crusher for its iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
Venturex Resources has received $US70 million ($100 million) in funding from global commodity trader Trafigura to develop its Sulphur Springs copper-zinc project near Port Hedland, Western Australia.
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Fortescue Metals Group has completed construction of its fleet of tugs and towage infrastructure at the company’s Herb Elliott Port at Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a major component overhaul and replacement services (MCORS) contract to three contractors based in Port Hedland in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has announced disruptions to certain iron ore shipments from Western Australia following the impact of Cyclone Veronica.
Rio Tinto has temporarily halted rail operations and mining at the Robe Valley project in the Pilbara in response to Cyclone Veronica.
Fortescue Metals Group’s first shipment of the higher-grade West Pilbara Fines iron ore has left Western Australia for China.
Greatland Gold has generated even more interest in the Paterson Province in Western Australia after announcing exciting results from its latest round of drilling in the region.
Altura Mining and Chinese company Ganfeng Lithium have signed a significant three-year lithium offtake deal.
A BHP iron ore train has derailed in the Pilbara region of Western Australia while attempting to deliver an iron ore shipment from Newman to Port Hedland.
Altura Mining’s maiden cargo of spodumene concentrate from its lithium project at Pilgangoora in the Pilbara has departed Port Hedland.
Altura Mining is on the verge of shipping its maiden cargo of spodumene concentrate from the Pilgangoora lithium project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Pilbara Minerals has loaded its maiden shipment of 8800t of spodumene concentrate from the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia to its charter vessel, the M.V. Pola Devora.
Pilbara Minerals has announced that it expects to ship its first spodumene concentrate from the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia later this week.
Altura Mining has secured an additional $US15 million ($21 million) to support the operation of its Altura lithium project at Pilgangoora in the Pilbara.
Altura Mining has officially opened its Altura lithium project in Pilgangoora, Western Australia, 18 months after construction started.