Pilbara junior hits target
Australian junior miner BC Iron says its Nullagine mine, a 50:50 joint venture with Fortescue Metals, has achieved its final operational milestone by exporting 3.5m tonnes in the 2011/12 financial year.
BC Iron ships its ore out of Port Hedland. Photo - Southern Cross Maritime
Written in conjunction with Mike Foley from sister publication the Australian Journal of Mining (AJM).
Nullagine is located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 240km southeast of Port Hedland.
The mine’s production rate reached a steady 5mtpa in June 2012, according...
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