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Christmas Creek Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    The Christmas Creek Iron Mine is located 61 kilometres south west of Nullagine in the Chichester Range, a part of the mineral rich Pilbara Region of Western Australia. It is the second iron ore mine owned by Fortescue Metals Group operating in the Pilbara. The other is the Cloud Break Mine 50 kilometres to its west. The Christmas Creek Mine marks Fortescue as the third biggest iron ore producer in the Pilbara, the only miners with bigger operations being Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. Total production in its first full year of mining reached 28 million tonnes of iron ore.

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Nearby Location News

  • Nullagine on track for full year targets 2016-10-17
    The Nullagine gold project was on track to deliver its full-year production guidance of between 80 000 oz and 85 000 oz, owner Millennium Minerals said. The project, in Western Australia, delivered 20 018 oz of gold during the three months to September, which was down slightly from the 22 760 oz produced in the previous quarter, while all in sustaining costs was up from A$1 193/oz to A$1 249/oz.
  • EPA approves Iron Valley plans 2016-10-17
    The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has given junior BC Iron the go-ahead to mine below the water table at its Iron Valley project, in the Pilbara, subject to seven conditions. “The conditions we have recommended include preparation of an outcome-based environmental management plan to minimise the long-term impacts from groundwater abstraction and surplus dewater discharge run-off, and alterations to surface water flows to Weeli Wolli Creek,” said EPA chairperson Dr Tom Hatton.
  • ASX: New Deep Drilling Results and Operations Update 2016-10-16
  • ASX: FMG: Fortescue acquires 75% of Nullagine Joint Venture 2016-10-09
  • ASX: BC Iron - Sale of Nullagine Interest 2016-10-09

Christmas Creek News

  • Fortescue takes over operations at Christmas Creek 2016-04-04
    Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals on Monday told shareholders that it would move to a full owner-operator model at its Christmas Creek operations, in an effort to cut back on costs. CEO Nev Power noted that the change would be implemented at the end of September this year, when the current mining services contract with Downer EDI ran out.

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  • Fortescue reports solid quarter 2016-10-20
    Iron-ore miner Fortescue has reported a minor increase in production for the first quarter ended September, as production and shipments remained within guidance. The miner told shareholders on Thursday that it had produced 49.5-million tonnes of ore in the three months to September – a 4% increase on the 47.8-million tonnes produced in the previous quarter.
  • ASX: BC Iron - Sale of Nullagine Interest 2016-10-09
  • ASX: FMG: Fortescue acquires 75% of Nullagine Joint Venture 2016-10-09
  • Fortescue profit jumps threefold to $985m 2016-08-22
    Australian iron-ore miner Fortescue Metals posted a threefold increase in net profit for the year ended June 30, driven by a strong operational performance and an unwavering cost-reduction strategy. Fortescue, which has four mine sites in the Pilbara, increased net income to $984-million, a 212% improvement on the previous year’s $316-million profit, the company reported on Monday.
  • BC Iron keen to develop Bucklands project, considering Nullagine options 2016-08-01
    The board of iron-ore junior BC Iron has approved a new business plan, which will focus the company’s efforts on the Bucklands mine-to-port development, while it is considering its options regarding the suspended Nullagine joint venture (JV) in Western Australia. BC Iron, which posted an A$80-million net loss for the 2016 financial year ended June 30, said on Monday it was assessing its strategic options in relation to Nullagine, which included a potential sale of its interest of a restart of operations.

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