0635 - Iron Ore Mine Downstream Processing Direct-Reduced Hot-Briquetted Iron and Port Construction Cape Preston Pilbara

Information: 

Attachment 1 to Statement 635 - Increase in mining rate to approximately 67.4 Mtpa, increase in concentrator rate to approximately 19.6 Mtpa, and increase in the production rate of tailings to approximately 47.8 Mtpa - change to proposal approved under s45C on 8 September 2004.

Attachment 2 to Statement 635 - Changes in project layout and certain increases in infrastructure footprint, including relocation of the accommodation village and construction camps, desalination plant, services corridor route, gas pipeline route, waste dumps, tailings dam, port stockpiles, and expansion of the services corridor and use of a buried slurry pipeline in place of conveyor - change to proposal approved under s45C on 13 February 2009.

Attachment 3 to Statement 635 - Relocation of proposed pellet plant from its original location near the project minesite to the project port on Cape Preston - change to proposal approved under s45C on 18 March 2009.

Attachment 4 to Statement 635 - Increases in the footprint of the mine pit, waste dumps, and tailings storage facility, as defined by attached delineation coordinates, and increases in mining and processing rates - change to proposal approved under s45C on 3 July 2009.

Attachment 5 to Statement 635 - Additional clearing for roads (0.33 ha) and infrastructure associated with the Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) (105 ha) and 3 ha for a pipeline; construction of a pipeline from mine to a proposed discharge location near the mouth of the Fortescue River; and discharge dewatered groundwater from the mine site to a location near the mouth of the Fortescue River - change to proposal approved under s45C on 31 August 2016.

Ministerial Statement File: 
Date of approval: 
20 October 2003