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18 ensp 0183 ensp A fire at Mt Whaleback iron ore mine near Newman in the Pilbara early this afternoon draws dozens of onlookers and prompts BHP to launch a probe

Midwest Corporation Koolanooka Iron Ore Mine

14 ensp 0183 ensp Midwest Corporation Ltd Midwest is planning to operate several iron ore mines near the central coast of Western Australia including the Koolanooka iron ore mine near Morawa The operations at Koolanooka are located at an old mine site which has been re opened with mining proposed for commencement in the near future

BHP Billiton confirm evacuation amid fire investigation at

An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire which disrupted production at the Mount Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia BHP Billiton has confirmed an evacuation took place at

Dry Cover Trials at Mt Whaleback A Summary of Overburden

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

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22 ensp 0183 ensp An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire which disrupted production at the Mount Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia BHP

Large fire at Mount Whaleback mine site near Newman in

A fire at Mt Whaleback iron ore mine near Newman in the Pilbara early this afternoon draws dozens of onlookers and prompts BHP to launch a probe BHP said it will investigate a fire at its Mt

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Newman Western Australia Orion

The massive Mt Whaleback mine established in 1968 is the biggest single pit open cut iron ore mine in the world being more than five kilometres long and nearly 1 5 kilometres wide Mt Whaleback and Eastern Ridge BHP s other mine in the region are supported by a fleet of 60 793 trucks each of them capable of carrying 220 tonnes of ore

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BHP Billiton axes 170 jobs at its Mt Whaleback iron ore

BHP Billiton has slashed 170 jobs at its massive Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in WA s Pilbara region saying the cuts are part of the company s bid to increase export volumes while reducing costs

Major fire disrupts BHP s Mt Whaleback WA mine

A major fire has broken out at BHP s Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia disrupting production at one of the Pilbara s biggest operations

Mt Whaleback the backbone of BHP The West

Iron ore has poured out of BHP Billiton s Mt Whaleback operation for 45 years but the mine is still quot a little bit special quot according to those who work there The mine s lookout is a growing Pilbara tourist destination particularly in the cooler months of May to September

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Iron Ore Extensive iron ore deposits were identified around Western Australia in the 1800s but they were regarded as worthless without nearby coal While small deposits east of Perth were mined around 1899 the industry only started to evolve with later mining in the far north and the Pilbara

Celebrating the first 50 years of Whaleback BHP

On this day 50 years ago construction on the world s largest open cut iron ore mine started at Mount Whaleback In the decades since it has undergone significant development and today the 5 5km long pit holds a special place in the hearts and minds of employees past

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Iron ore market can absorb supply loss from BHP fire

A well supplied global iron ore market will easily absorb lost production due to a fire at BHP s big Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in Australia traders in the commodity said on Thursday

Jimblebar mine

The Jimblebar mine is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia 41 kilometres east of Newman 1 The mine is fully owned and operated by BHP Billiton and is one of seven iron ore mines the company operates in the Pilbara 2 The company also operates two port facilities at Port Hedland Nelson Point and Finucane

The Design and Implementation of the Field Test Plots at

The Mt Whaleback iron ore mine is located in the Hamersley Iron Province inthe northwestern corner of Australia and situated adjacent to Newman WA approximately 200km 1 north northeast of Perth WA Development of the mine started in 1968 The mine currently produces approximately 23 million tonnes of iron ore and moves 90 million tonnes of

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nbsp 0183 32 Mount Whaleback iron ore mine is located just outside of the town of Newman in the Pilbara region of West Australia Visitors can catch a tour by bus from the visitors centre in Newman The tour

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

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

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The Mount Whaleback open cut mine in the iron ore rich Pilbara Region of Western Australia six kilometres west of the mining town of Newman was established in 1968 It is now the largest single pit iron ore mine in the world stretching more than five kilometres in length 1 5 kilometres in width and nearing a depth of half a kilometre

BHP Billiton axes 170 jobs at its Mt Whaleback iron

BHP Billiton has slashed 170 jobs at its massive Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in WA s Pilbara region saying the cuts are part of the company s bid to increase export volumes while reducing costs

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Western Australia Iron Ore WAIO is an integrated system of four processing hubs and five mines connected by more than 1 000 kilometres of rail infrastructure and port facilities in the Pilbara region of northern Western Australia WAIO s Pilbara reserve base is

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Mt Whaleback iron ore mine Newman WA Newman is located in the heart of the Pilbara and the town was built in the late 1960s to house the workforce employed at the Mt Whaleback iron ore mine Iron ore was discovered in the Pilbara in 1957 and mining commenced in 1968 after a Commonwealth embargo was lifted

BHP axes 170 jobs at WA iron ore mine

BHP Billiton has slashed 170 jobs at its massive Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia s Pilbara region saying the cuts are part of the company s bid to increase export volumes while

Mt Whaleback the backbone of BHP The West Australian

Iron ore has poured out of BHP Billiton s Mt Whaleback operation for 45 years but the mine is still quot a little bit special quot according to those who work there The mine s lookout is a growing Pilbara tourist destination particularly in the cooler months of May to September

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Tour Bhp Billiton Mt Whaleback Mine Tour Small Coach Tour Board an air conditioned coach with excellent commentary to visit the world s largest Open Cut Iron Ore Mine Visits Newman Newman Start Finish Western Australia Western Australia Tours

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Major fire disrupts BHP s Mt Whaleback WA mine

A major fire has broken out at BHPs Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia disrupting production at one of the Pilbaras biggest operations Images obtained by The Australian showed fire

Here s what a 1 43m tonne blast does to world s biggest

This is the moment 1 43 million tonnes of rock crumbled like a sandcastle at Newman s Mt Whaleback the biggest iron ore mine in the world The controlled explosion at 11 39am on Friday was the result of weeks of planning by BHP mining engineers who drilled

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BHP says iron ore output hurt by WA mine fire but sticks

Global miner BHP Billiton reported a 4 per cent drop in quarterly iron ore output following a fire at its Mount Whaleback mine in WA in June but said it still expects to hit its annual

BHP axes 170 jobs at WA iron ore mine

BHP Billiton has slashed 170 jobs at its massive Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in Western Australia s Pilbara region saying the cuts are part of the company s bid to increase export volumes while reducing costs The mining giant said it would assist affected

Official opening of the Mt Newman Mining Co iron

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Midwest Corporation Koolanooka Iron Ore Mine

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BHP Mount Whaleback Iron Ore Mine Discovered in 1957 Mount Whaleback is the world s largest open cut iron ore mine producing some of the highest quality iron ore ever found Mining tours showscase mining technology at the cutting edge Great views of

BHP axes 170 jobs at WA iron ore mine

BHP axes 170 jobs at WA iron ore mine MINING giant BHP Billiton has axed 170 jobs at the Mt Whaleback mine in WA s Pilbara days after 100 jobs were cut at its Perth iron ore

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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

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BHP says iron ore output hurt by WA mine fire but

Global miner BHP Billiton reported a 4 per cent drop in quarterly iron ore output following a fire at its Mount Whaleback mine in WA in June but said it still expects to hit its annual production

The Design and Implementation of the Field Test Plots at BHP Iron Ore Mt Whaleback

The Mt Whaleback iron ore mine is located in the Hamersley Iron Province inthe northwestern corner of Australia and situated adjacent to Newman WA approximately 200km 1 north northeast of Perth WA Development of the mine started in 1968 The mine

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The Mount Whaleback Iron Ore Mine is majority owned by BHP Billiton 85 percent Itochu holds eight percent and Mitsui and Company Limited seven percent BHP Billiton also owns two port facilities Finucane Island and Nelson Point at Port Hedland and more than 1 000 kilometres of private railway

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Mount Whaleback Iron Ore Mine Image Hamersly Gorge Image Termite City Onslow Image Millstream Chichester National Park Image Eighty Mile Beach Image This is only a glimpse of what the Pilbara region has to offer

Australian Resources Iron Ore MiningLink

Nelson Bay River iron ore mine in North West Tasmania to export its first shipment of iron ore from the Burnie port on 25th or 26th of January 2014 Abydos WA The Abydos open pit iron ore mine in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia was officially opened on Octo making it Atlas Iron s fourth mine

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Mt Whaleback largest open cut iron ore mine in the

Open cut Iron Ore mine Pit statistics Mt Whaleback was originally 805 metres above sea level They are currently mining down to 135 metres Each step on the sides of the pit are called benches each bench is 12 – 15 metres high The water table starts on bench 18 they are currently mining on bench 30

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Western Australia Iron Ore WAIO is an integrated system of four processing hubs and five mines connected by more than 1 000 kilometres of rail infrastructure and port facilities in the Pilbara region of northern Western Australia

Heritage Council of WA

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

They ve lost the lot how the Australian mining boom

Newman an inland town supported by BHP s Mount Whaleback iron ore mine about 1 186km northeast of Perth dropped 82 from a median house price of 850 000 in 2012 to 153 000 in 2016

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