Fortescue Metals Group has shipped more than 1.5 billion tonnes of iron ore from its Pilbara operations since 2003, less than three years after boating its billionth tonne from Port Hedland.
Anglo American is set to receive a royalty on Anax Metals’ copper-zinc production at the Whim Creek project in Western Australia as the former provides funding for the development.
Port Hedland has cleared all large vessels from the port’s anchorage as Cyclone Lucas approaches the coast of Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
BHP plans to build a first-of-its-kind wind fence in Australia at the Finucane Island off the coast of Port Hedland to mitigate dust issues in the Pilbara region, Western Australia.
ANL has launched a new regular direct connection between Singapore and Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Shipping company, ANL, has set up a regular direct connection between Singapore and Port Hedland for containerised and break-bulk/out-of-gauge cargo.
Western Australian Health Minister Roger Cook has confirmed that another six Vega Dream crew members have tested positive for COVID-19.
BHP has confirmed that a crew member onboard its chartered cargo ship Vega Dream, which is docked at the Port of Port Hedland in Western Australia, has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Australian mining sector is largely successful due to its ties to global export markets, something that would not be possible without the help of local mining ports.
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.