RIO – Yandicoogina Pocket and Billiard South Iron Ore Mine – Western Australia - Project Profile
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Rio Tinto Ltd (RIO), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Hamersley Iron-Yandi Pty Ltd, is undertaking the development of Yandicoogina Pocket and Billiard South Iron Ore Mine project in Western Australia, Australia.
The project involves the development of an iron ore mine with a capacity to produce 70 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA) of iron ore. The mine will be 7km long and 1km wide.
It includes the construction of major infrastructure, access road, the installation of machinery, safety and security systems.
Biota Environmental Sciences Pty Ltd has been appointed as the environmental consultant for the project.
In September 2014, Rio obtained permission from federal regulators.
RIO submitted outlined plans for the new mine to the government in the third quarter of 2014.
In August 2016, EPA reports for the project were released.
On December 19, 2016, project received Ministerial approvals.
Pre-design activities on the project are underway.
The project involves the development of an iron ore mine with a capacity to produce 70MMTPA of iron ore in Western Australia, Australia.
The US$5,000 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of major infrastructural facilities
2. Construction of access roads
3. Construction of other related facilities
4. Installation of machinery
5. Installation of safety and security systems
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