Pilbara

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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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BCI receives quarterly royalty earnings from Iron Valley, an iron ore mine located in the Central Pilbara region of Western Australia which is operated by Mineral Resources Limited (ASX:MIN) (95Mt JORC Ore Reserve1).
* On 27 February 2019, Rio Tinto announced it had discovered copper-gold mineralisation in the Paterson Province in the far east Pilbara region of Western Australia.
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Novo's focus is to explore and develop gold projects in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, and Novo has built up a significant land package covering approximately 12,000 sq km.
Industrial relations academic Braden Ellem has written an engaging book about the Pilbara region of Western Australia, its mining industry, and the miners who work there.
The train completed its first run of 100 kilometers (62 miles) in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, without anyone manning the train.
The team from University of California-Santa Cruz and University of New South Wales in Sydney scoured the forbidding landscape of the Pilbara region of Western Australia looking for clues to how ancient microbes could have produced the abundant stromatolites that were discovered there in the 1970s.
In Australia, more than 90% of the total reserves are located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with smaller amounts in South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania.
Chevron's subsidiaries in Australia are also developing the Wheatstone Project as an LNG and domestic gas operation near Onslow, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The project's initial capacity is expected to be 8.9 mtpa of LNG.
Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) is an independent Australian iron ore company, mining and exporting Direct Shipping Ore (DSO) from its operations in the Northern Pilbara region of Western Australia. Since listing on the ASX in late 2004, Atlas has grown rapidly and is now a member of the ASX100 index.