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Nearby Location News

  • Pilgangoora, Australia: 27m grading 1.73% Li2O from 47m depth (PLS798) 2016-10-14
  • ASX: New Zones of Thick High Grade Mineralisation Intersected 2016-10-12
  • Altura crunches lithium numbers 2016-09-26
    Altura Mining will move to secure financing to build its $A139.7 million Pilgangoora lithium project in the Pilbara in the Pilbara...
  • ASX: Pilgangoora Lithium - DFS Delivers Excellent Results 2016-09-25
  • ASX: Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves at 30 June 2016 2016-09-21

Herb Elliot Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    The site sits on two million square metres of reclaimed land and was designed and constructed with expandability as a priority. The greenfields site allows both current operations and expansion to run concurrently without disruption. Herb Elliott Port consists of two key components, the inload circuit where iron ore is unloaded from trains and stockpiled, and the outload circuit where iron ore is reclaimed and, before being loaded onto ships, is verified for quality via a robotic sample station. At the train unloader, a rack and pinion Indexer unit takes control of the loaded rake and pushes it into the train unloader cell two cars at a time. Cars are tipped two at a time every 90 seconds, the iron ore is dumped into an apron feeder and transported via a conveyor belt moving at 5.5 metres per second to the stackers. The operational design capacity of both stackers is 11,080 tonnes of iron ore per hour which stack the iron ore into 12 separate stockpiles, catering for different types of Fortescue and third party product. The reclaimer, with a design capacity rate of 13,500 tonnes per hour, picks up the iron ore from the stockpiles and then transports it via conveyor again to the shiploader. Fortescue's shiploader is the only manned infrastructure on the site to ensure the cargo is safely spread according to a ship's loading plan. Fortescue's two loading berths efficiently allow an additional vessel to start loading immediately after another is completed.

Related News

  • 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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