New Iron Ore Port Planned for the Pilbara

The state government of Western Australia has identified Anketell, 30 km east of Karratha and 10 km from Cape Lambert, as the site for the next major deepwater iron ore port for the Pilbara.

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St. Barbara Developing King of the Hills

St. Barbara Ltd. is developing its King of the Hills gold project as a satellite operation to its Gwalia mine near Leonora, Western Australia. The ore will be hauled 42 km to the Gwalia processing plant on existing roads.

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Boddington on Schedule to Become a 1 million oz/yr Gold Producer

The recommissioned Boddington gold mine was officially opened on February 3, by Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett and President of Newmont Mining Corp. Richard O’Brien.

Boddington is a large, open-pit mine about 130 km southeast of Perth. It is located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt, a fault bonded sliver of achaean volcanic and shallow level intrusive rocks, surrounded by granitic and gneissic rocks. It is 100% owned and operated by Newmont Mining Corporation.

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