Hope Downs 4 Iron Ore Mine

Proposal description: 

The proposal involves the development and operation of the Hope Downs 4 Iron Ore Mine (HD4), located in the Pilbara region in the shire of East Pilbara.

It includes the development and operation of an above and below the water table greenfields iron ore mine and associated infrastructure. Ore from the HD4 proposal would be transported via a new railway to existing rail infrastructure near the existing Hope Downs 1 Iron Ore Mine then to port facilities on the coast. The mine would operate between 25-30 years and have a potential throughput of up to 30 million tonnes per annum.

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Last updated: 
October 2, 2020
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Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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