Perth (WA), Australia – On July 5, 2019, Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has turned the first sod on Fortescue Metals Group’s Eliwana mine and rail project. The USD 1.275 billion project includes the construction of 143 kilometres of rail, a new 30 mtpa dry ore processing facility (OPF) and infrastructure. First ore on train is expected in December 2020. Continue reading Fortescue Metals starts Construction of USD 1.275 billion Eliwana Mine and Rail Project
Saint Petersburg, Russia – Metalloinvest, a globally active producer and supplier of HBI and iron ore products, and a regional producer of high-quality steel, has signed a binding agreement with the company Ultramar for the construction of a specialised terminal for the transfer of iron ore pellets and HBI at the Ust-Luga port, located in the Leningrad region. Continue reading Metalloinvest and Ultramar sign MoU for Iron Ore Pellets and HBI Transhipment Terminal at Ust-Luga Port
Eberswalde, Germany – Kocks Ardelt Kranbau have secured an order from Associated British Ports (ABP), to supply three new high capacity grabbing cranes for Immingham Bulk Terminal (IBT). IBT is the raw material import terminal for British Steel. ABP has recently taken over operational control of the terminal following the signing of a long-term agreement with British Steel. The crane purchase is part of a total £65 million investment in the terminal and site facilities. Continue reading Kocks Ardelt: Three high-capacity Cranes for ABP’s Immingham Bulk Terminal
West Footscray (VIC), Australia – Fenner Dunlop has secured the contract to manufacture and deliver the Overland Conveyor Belt package to BHP’s South Flank project in Western Australia. The Overland Conveyor Belt project is expected to be completed in December 2019. Continue reading Fenner Dunlop wins AUD 16 million South Flank Overland Conveyor Belt Contract
East Perth (WA), Australia – Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Magnetite and its joint venture partner Formosa Steel IB have approved the development of Stage 2 of the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project. The Stage 2 development includes a wet ore processing facility with a capacity 22 million mtpa, a 135 km concentrate pipeline, as well as port handling facilities including concentrate dewatering, covered storage and reclaiming/conveying to existing port outload circuits. Delivery of first ore expected in the first half of calendar year 2022. Continue reading Fortescue Metals: USD 2.6 billion Stage 2 Development of Iron Bridge Magnetite Project approved
Essen, Germany – thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has been awarded one of the largest fabrication and construction projects the company has ever handled in Western Australia. Under the contract, thyssenkrupp will design, supply, construct and commission large-scale stockyard machines for the BHP South Flank iron ore project in the central Pilbara region of Western Australia. The contract is valued at approximately €150 million (A$250 million).
Melbourne (VIC), Australia – Rio Tinto, together with joint venture partners Mitsui and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, have approved an investment of $1.55 billion (Rio Tinto’s 53 per cent share $820 million) to sustain production capacity at two projects which form part of the Robe River Joint Venture in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Continue reading Rio Tinto: Major Investment to sustain Pilbara Iron Ore Production Capacity approved
Irving (TX), United States – On August 2, 2018, Fluor Corporation announced that it continues to support BHP in the delivery of the South Flank iron ore project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which commenced construction in July. The project will be the largest iron ore processing facility ever built in Western Australia.
Perth (WA), Australia – On May 28, 2018, Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG, Fortescue) advised that the company’s Board has approved the development of the Eliwana mine and rail project, located in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
Espoo, Finland – Outotec has signed a contract with an Indian customer for the delivery of an iron ore pelletizing plant and filters for the expansion of their existing operations. The order value exceeds EUR 50 million and is booked in Outotec’s 2018 first quarter order intake.