Pilbara


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Pilbara

 

a mining center in Australia, in the state of Western Australia. Pilbara is the site of a large iron ore deposit, which was opened up in 1961. Ore reserves are estimated at 8 billion tons, with an iron content of 48-68 percent. The ore is shipped to Japan.

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International Resource News-November 4, 2010--Rio Tinto selects Sandvik as preferred supplier for Pilbara expansion(C)1994-2010 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Given the relative simplicity of the mining operation, Atlas expects to see production from the Mt Dove mine increase its north Pilbara production rate to 8mtpa in the March 2013 Quarter.
A group of junior iron ore miners in Australia's Pilbara region have announced that they have named Sinclair Knight Merz, an engineering company, to undertake a pre-feasibility study into a 50 million metric ton export port in Port Hedland.
Release date- 05092019 - Pilbara Minerals Limited ('Pilbara Minerals' or the 'Company') (ASX: PLS) has closed the institutional component of its A$91.5 million equity raising having successfully raised a total of A$36.5 million from institutional and sophisticated investors ('Institutional Placement').
Our financial performance was driven by our Pilbara operations with a 72% EBITDA margin, underpinned by strong iron ore prices.
Development of Rio Tinto's Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia is supporting local Pilbara Aboriginal businesses with more than A$60 million of work awarded in recent months.
As a result, and following the continuing assessment of damage at the port resulting from the cyclones and other minor disruptions, 2019 guidance for Pilbara shipments is reduced to between 333 and 343 million tonnes.