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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.

Cloud Break Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    The Cloudbreak open cut iron ore mine in Western Australia's rich mineralised Pilbara, has been mining and processing over 40 million tonnes of iron ore a year ever since it first began production in 2008.Cloudbreak coal mine is part of Fortescue's Chichester Hub in the Pilbara - ore here is blended to customers' requirements. The horizontal nature of Cloudbreak's iron ore deposits required an innovative mining approach to what is usually used at other mine sites. It uses specially designed surface miners to cut and load the ore into trucks for transport to the run of mine (ROM) stockpiles. There, the ore is blended to customers' requirements.

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  • 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: BC Iron - Sale of Nullagine Interest 2016-10-09
  • ASX: FMG: Fortescue acquires 75% of Nullagine Joint Venture 2016-10-09
  • MinRes gets EPA tick of approval for Pilbara iron-ore rail project 2016-09-19
    Integrated mining services company and iron-ore miner Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is making progress with its Pilbara Bulk Ore Transportation System, known as BOTS, which will transport iron-ore mined from the Iron Valley mine site, near Newman, to Port Hedland. The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has recommended the project, which will replace the need for road trains currently in operation, for approval.
  • Rinehart’s iron-ore mine won’t reach capacity this year 2016-09-15
    Billionaire Gina Rinehart’s iron-ore producer said its mine in Western Australia won’t reach full capacity this year following issues at its port and processing plant. The target of 55-million metric tons a year is now expected to be reached early in 2017, instead of late this year, Roy Hill Holdings CEO Barry Fitzgerald told reporters Wednesday at the mine in the Pilbara region.

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