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The mt whaleback iron ore mine located in western australia is over 5 km long and 1.5 km wide

Heritage Council Places Database Mt Whaleback Mine Mt Whaleback mine, located 1200 km north of Perth, near Newman, was opened in 1969 when the Mt Newman Mining Project was offically launched. It is the largest of the mines operated by BHP Iron Ore and its joint venture partners Mitsui and Itochu. A number of different buildings and facilities together make up the mine site

  • Mount Whaleback Mine, Newman, East Pilbara Shire

    Mount Whaleback Mine, Newman, East Pilbara Shire

    Mount Whaleback Mine, Newman, East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia : An iron mine discovered in 1957. Owned by Mount Newman Iron / BHP Billiton. Billed as the largest open cut, single deposit iron ore mine in the world (5 km long). Produced 26.3 million tons of ore

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  • PorterGeo Database - Ore Deposit Description

    PorterGeo Database - Ore Deposit Description

    Descriptions of major ore deposits world wide. The Mount Whaleback orebody is located near the town of Newman and is 370 km SSW of its export port at Port Hedland. It is the largest known high grade hematite deposit in the Hamersley province and the largest known single, continuous iron ore deposit in Australia (#Location: 23 21' 50 N, 119 40' 22 E)

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  • Dry Cover Trials at Mt Whaleback — A Summary of

    Dry Cover Trials at Mt Whaleback — A Summary of

    The Mt Whaleback iron ore mine is located in the Hamersley Iron Province in the northwestern corner (Pilbara Region) of Australia and situated adjacent to Newman, Western Australia (WA), approximately 1200 km north-northeast of Perth as shown in Figure 1. Development of the Mt Whaleback mine commenced in 1968. The mine currently produces

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  • Newman Operations – Whaleback Hub OHP5

    Newman Operations – Whaleback Hub OHP5

    Environmental Licence L4503/1975/14 has assessed and approved the processing of up to 80mtpa of iron ore at the Whaleback hub. 1.5. Local Government The Project is located within the Shire of East Pilbara. 1.6. Proponent This licence amendment application has been submitted by BHP as the manager for the Mount Newman Joint Venture

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  • NEWMAN MARKET DRIVERS

    NEWMAN MARKET DRIVERS

    The iron ore industry in Western Australia BHP Billiton Iron Ore is one of the world’s premier suppliers of iron ore, employing 13,000 people across the Pilbara. Mining operations are supported by the town of Newman while Port Hedland houses the company’s port and rail facilities. The massive Mt Whaleback mine is the biggest single-pit open

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  • B HP Billiton Iro n Ore P trategic Proposal

    B HP Billiton Iro n Ore P trategic Proposal

    BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd (BHP Billiton Iron Ore) currently operates five iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia: Yandi, Mining Area C, Mount Whaleback, Eastern Ridge and Jimblebar. To meet future iron ore demand, BHP Billiton Iron Ore is proposing new developments to their operations, known as the Strategic Proposal

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  • Veins and hydrothermal fluid flow in the Mt. Whaleback

    Veins and hydrothermal fluid flow in the Mt. Whaleback

    Veins and hydrothermal fluid flow in the Mt. Whaleback Iron Ore District, eastern Hamersley Province, Western Australia January 2004 Precambrian Research 128(3):441-474

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  • BHP BILLITON IRON ORE PROPOSED OUTER HARBOUR

    BHP BILLITON IRON ORE PROPOSED OUTER HARBOUR

    The port currently receives iron ore from the following BHP Billiton Iron Ore operations located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia – Mt Whaleback, Orebody 29, Yandi, Jimblebar, satellite ore bodies 18, 23/25, Area C and Yarrie/Nimingarra

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  • True giants of mining: World's top 10 iron ore mines

    True giants of mining: World's top 10 iron ore mines

    Sep 17, 2015 This mine is more than 5 kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide. 77Mt of iron ore mined here in 2014. Mount Whaleback iron ore mine. Photo courtesy of Flickr

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  • (PDF) Carbonate alteration of the Upper Mount McRae Shale

    (PDF) Carbonate alteration of the Upper Mount McRae Shale

    Carbonate alteration of the Upper Mount McRae Shale beneath the martite-microplaty hematite ore deposit at Mount Whaleback, Western Australia October 2004 Mineralium Deposita 39(5):632-645

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  • Project on Australia - SlideShare

    Project on Australia - SlideShare

    IRON ORE OPERATIONS: BHP Billiton's iron ore operations are concentrated in Western Australia and Brazil. Producing fine and lump iron ore, the Mt. Whaleback mine in Western Australia is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world and is more than 5 kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide

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  • Introduction: overview of the global iron ore industry

    Introduction: overview of the global iron ore industry

    Jan 01, 2015 Turning to iron ore exports and imports, the tonnages are summarized in Table 1.1 for 2012 and 2013 (BREE). China is also the largest iron ore-importing country and imported about 65% of the world's seaborne iron ore in 2013, followed by Japan (11%), Europe (10%), and Korea (6%) as shown in Figure 1.3.These imports are clear indicators of iron ore consumption and that the Asian

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  • Richard Baker - Senior Associate - TSA Advisory - TSA

    Richard Baker - Senior Associate - TSA Advisory - TSA

    BHP plans to progress the Ore Body 30 (OB30) project to investigate the future development of Ore Body 30 at the Mount Whaleback mining area near Newman, Western Australia. The existing pit is to be extended north and south-west, intersecting existing infrastructure corridors and Whaleback Creek

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  • Overview

    Overview

    The Brockman 4 mine is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 60 km (37 mi) north-west of Tom Price. The mine, located near the existing Brockman mine, was opened in 2010. The mine is fully owned and operated by Rio Tinto Iron Ore, which owns many mines in the area. The mine is serviced by the Boolgeeda Airport.. In May 2020, Rio Tinto achieved notoriety for its

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  • A preliminary assessment of the potential of using an

    A preliminary assessment of the potential of using an

    Aug 30, 2014 To investigate the feasibility of using biochar as a soil amendment for mine site rehabilitation, we used as a substrate a mixture of topsoil and mine rejects collected at BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd’s Mt Whaleback iron ore mine, located near Newman, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Soil and mine rejects were crushed and sieved

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  • Carbonate alteration of the Upper Mount McRae Shale

    Carbonate alteration of the Upper Mount McRae Shale

    Sep 04, 2004 The formation of large martite-microplaty hematite ore deposits in northwest Australia remains a contentious topic in part because important evidence supporting a unifying genetic model has not been observed at all deposits. Carbonate replacement of silica has been found along normal faults below ore at the Mount Tom Price and Giles Mini deposits, which suggests an early hypogene

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