Jimblebar Hub Significant Amendment

Proposal description: 

The Proposal includes the expansion and amalgamation of existing operations at: 

  • Jimblebar Iron Ore Revised Proposal (Ministerial Statement (MS 1126), 

  • Orebody 18 Iron Ore Mine (MS 439, MS 1012),  

  • Orebody 31 Iron Ore Mine (MS 1021),  

to include new above and below water table mining, overburden storage areas, beneficiation plant, overland conveyor, creek diversions, haul and access roads, pipelines and associated infrastructure. All mines and associated elements are proposed to be consolidated into the Jimblebar Hub Combined Proposal, approximately 40 kilometres east of the town of Newman within the Shire of East Pilbara.  

The Proposal is located within a 24,684 hectares (ha) development envelope and will require the clearing of up to 12,262 ha of native vegetation. The maximum project life is proposed to be 46 years with the potential for the formation of pit lake/s upon closure. The Proposal is located wholly within the boundary of the Nyiyaparli Native Title determination area. 

Information regarding the above existing Ministerial Statements can be accessed here: 

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Last updated: 
January 19, 2024
Current Status: 
Decision on whether to assess has been published
Decision on whether to assess has been published
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