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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

BHP Mt. Whaleback Mine Tour Newman Visitors

The world's largest single open cut iron ore mine. Discovered in 1957 by veteran prospector Stan Hilditch, the iron ore deposit was named Whaleback because it resembled the shape of a humpback whale. The tour departs from the Newman Visitors Centre once a day at 9:15am on Mondays through Sundays.

Mining for Iron at Mount Whaleback NASA

2020-10-16  Australia is a top iron ore producer and exporter in the world, holding nearly 30 percent of the estimated global supply. The majority of those reserves are found in Western Australia, home to one of the country’s largest and oldest iron ore mines. The image above shows the Mount Whaleback Iron Ore Mine, adjacent to the mining town of Newman.

BHP Billiton axes 170 jobs at its Mt Whaleback iron

2014-6-9  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.

Mt Whaleback: the backbone of BHP The West

2014-10-19  Iron ore has poured out of BHP Billiton's Mt Whaleback operation for 45 years but the mine is still "a little bit special ", according to those who work there. The mine

The Design and Implementation of the Field Test Plots at

2019-4-16  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

Mining resumes at BHP’s Mt Whaleback mine after

2017-6-2  Mining has returned to full capacity at BHP’s Mt Whaleback iron ore mine near Newman this morning after yesterday’s fire and processing has resumed in unaffected areas. A BHP spokeswoman this morning said the fire at the mine

Western Australia Iron Ore BHP

2020-12-1  Integrated iron ore mines, rail and port operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia Explore our global locations Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) is an integrated system of four processing hubs and five mines connected by more than

Newman, WA Aussie Towns

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

Mt Whaleback Archives International Mining

2021-3-25  CSI Mining Services (CSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mineral Resources Limited, has been awarded a milestone contract to design, construct and operate the latest “NextGen” crushing plant at BHP’s Mt Whaleback iron ore mining operation in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

BHP Billiton axes 170 jobs at its Mt Whaleback iron

2014-6-9  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.

Mt Whaleback mine Archives Australian Mining

2021-5-12  BHP Billiton has slashed 170 iron ore jobs from its Mt Whaleback mine in the Pilbara as it continues to focus on cost and productivity gains. June 10, 2014 0 comment Australian Mining

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Western Australian Overview

2013-9-2  the Newman township, the Mount Whaleback mine is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world. The mine was established in 1968 and is now more than five kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide. Adjacent to Mount Whaleback mine are smaller deposits, orebodies 29, 30 and 35. Other satellite

BHP Mt Whaleback Mine GFWA

2012-3-29  PERTH SYDNEY BRISBANE MELBOURNE 113 Radium St, Welshpool WA 6106 13$15 Lyonpark Road, Macquarie Park NSW 2113 6 Chapman Place, Eagle Farm Qld 4009 41 Boundary Road, N. Melbourne.VIC 3051

The Design and Implementation of the Field Test Plots at

2019-4-16  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

Iron Ore Mining Companies in Western Australia

2019-10-10  Iron ore mining companies in Western Australia are crucial to the state’s economy and export market. WA is one of the largest iron ore producing regions in the world. It is estimated that there are over 50 billion tonnes of iron ore still in the ground, so it appears that iron ore

Stan Hilditch · Mining and Energy Western Australia

Eventually, BHP took over development of the Mt Newman iron ore operation and developed the mine after the federal embargo on the export of iron ore was lifted in 1961. Aerial view of Mt Newman 1967. Further Reading. Stan Hilditch obituary of discovered of the Mt. Whaleback iron ore deposits. BA2032/4 A brief record reflecting Sir Charles

Iron Ore: Brockman & Hancock Ranges Alien Metals

Hancock Ranges Iron Ore Project The Hancock Ranges Iron Ore Project (E47/3954), is within 20kms of the Newman township and borders licences held by Fortescue Metals Group, Hancock Prospecting, BHP Billiton (Mount Whaleback), Hope Downs and Brockman Mining. The Hancock Ranges tenement was previously explored by Rio Tinto plc, BHP Group plc, and more recently...

A Pilbara history MiningMonthly

2016-2-19  A potted history of the Pilbara. 1899-Townsite of Nullagine gazetted1909-Townsite of Point Samson gazettedJuly 1911-Railway connecting Port Hedland with Marble Bar opened1937-Asbestos mined at Yampire Gorge, near Wittenoom1938-Geological adviser W.G. Woolnough reported to government Australia would run out of iron ore in little more than a generation, unless the 350Mt of

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

(PDF) Management of Overburden Storage Areas at

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

Mt Whaleback Archives International Mining

2021-3-25  CSI Mining Services (CSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mineral Resources Limited, has been awarded a milestone contract to design, construct and operate the latest “NextGen” crushing plant at BHP’s Mt Whaleback iron ore mining operation in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

Mt Whaleback mine Archives Australian Mining

2021-5-12  BHP Billiton has slashed 170 iron ore jobs from its Mt Whaleback mine in the Pilbara as it continues to focus on cost and productivity gains. June 10, 2014 0 comment Australian Mining

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Western Australian Overview

2013-9-2  the Newman township, the Mount Whaleback mine is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world. The mine was established in 1968 and is now more than five kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide. Adjacent to Mount Whaleback mine are smaller deposits, orebodies 29, 30 and 35. Other satellite

The Design and Implementation of the Field Test Plots at

2019-4-16  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

Iron Ore Mining Companies in Western Australia

2019-10-10  Iron ore mining companies in Western Australia are crucial to the state’s economy and export market. WA is one of the largest iron ore producing regions in the world. It is estimated that there are over 50 billion tonnes of iron ore still in the ground, so it appears that iron ore

BHP reveals four Australian tailings dams pose

2019-6-7  Australia is home to four of BHP's five extreme risk dams. One at its Mt Whaleback iron ore mine in WA and three at its Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.

Mine Closure Plan minedocs

2020-8-29  BHP Billiton Iron Ore OREBODY 29/30/35 MINE Mine Closure Plan ML244SA, G52/258 and M52/906 DRAFT September 2013 . Perth WA 6000 . Mailing address: Executive Office . PO Box 655 . Newman WA 6753 . Current Mount Whaleback (including OB29/30/35) Topsoil Balance..18 Table 11: Summary of Findings Rehabilitation Performance at BHP

Stan Hilditch · Mining and Energy Western Australia

Eventually, BHP took over development of the Mt Newman iron ore operation and developed the mine after the federal embargo on the export of iron ore was lifted in 1961. Aerial view of Mt Newman 1967. Further Reading. Stan Hilditch obituary of discovered of the Mt. Whaleback iron ore deposits. BA2032/4 A brief record reflecting Sir Charles