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Company Profile

Mine: Hammersley
Commodity: Iron Ore
Ownership: Rio Tinto


Hamersley Iron operates nine mines in the Hamersley Ranges, WA, which are run as a single operation, managed and maintained by Pilbara Iron. The operation contains three mines in joint ventures, 700km of dedicated railway, and port and infrastructure facilities in Dampier. Hamersley Iron has the infrastructure to support a capacity of 220mtpa of iron ore.

Mine status

The Hamersley Iron mines (six wholly owned mines collectively) produced 30.774mt in the first quarter and 32.946mt in the second quarter of 2013. The mines are currently undergoing expansions.



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