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  • Iron ore mining in Western Australia - Wikipedia

    Iron ore mining in Western Australia, in the financial year 2008-09, accounted for 47 percent of the total value of the state's resources, with a value of A$33.56 billion.

  • Hamersley & Robe River railway - Wikipedia

    The Hamersley & Robe River railway, majority-owned by the Rio Tinto Group, and operated by its subsidiary Pilbara Iron, is a private rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia for the purpose of carrying iron ore.

  • Paraburdoo, WA - Aussie Towns

    Modern mining town once owned by Rio Tinto. Paraburdoo is a mining town which is located at the south western end of the Hamersley Range National Park.

  • Pilbara Railway Pages Rio Tinto Road

    Rio Tinto Iron Ore is the trading name for Hamersley Iron and the former Cliffs Robe River Iron Associates combined operations of Pilbara Rail and Pilbara Iron and currently operates some 195 locomotives across four different models with 11500 ore waggons in married pairs along approximately 1700km of heavy haul standard gauge railway.

  • Iron Ore - Mineral Fact Sheets - Australian Mines …

    Although iron ore resources occur in all the Australian States and Territories, almost 90% of identified resources (totalling 54 billion tonnes) occur in Western Australia, including almost 80% in the Hamersley Province, one of the world's major iron ore …

  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore: Meet Australia’s groundbreakers …

    When geologists first set out across the Hamersley ranges in Western Australia to assess the iron ore prospects in 1961, they started with little more than a field table and a …

  • Western Australia Guide | Pilbara Region

    THE PILBARA REGION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA! The Pilbara Region of Western Australia. The Shires of Ashburton and East Pilbara, The town of Port Hedland and the Shire of Roebourne are located within the Pilbara Region.

  • Rio Tinto media releases - Rio Tinto

    Rio Tinto’s US$338 million Silvergrass iron ore mine officially open pdf 172 KB - Opens in a new window Rio Tinto today officially opened its Silvergrass iron ore mine in Western Australia. The US$338 million project is the 16th mine at Rio Tinto’s world-class iron ore operations and will ...

  • List of top mining companies products- world …

    Mining of stone and metal has been done since pre-historic times. Modern mining processes involve prospecting for ore bodies, analysis of the profit potential of a proposed mine, extraction of the desired materials, and final reclamation of the land after the mine is closed.

  • Paraburdoo - Shire of Ashburton

    Paraburdoo. Just 24kms north of the Tropic of Capricorn, Paraburdoo is a 40-year-old purpose built mining town that lies on the desert fringe of the Hamersley Ranges.

  • Perth to Broome - Kimberley Outback Tours

    Fifteen days will allow you the Ultimate West Coast and Pilbara experience. Time to relax a savour the vast North West of Western Australia in total comfort.

  • Perth to Broome - Kimberley Outback Tours

    Fifteen days will allow you the Ultimate West Coast and Pilbara experience. Time to relax a savour the vast North West of Western Australia in total comfort.