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Mining Area C

Mining Area C, part of Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO), is one of nine iron ore mines and hubs in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Mining Area C at a glance

Mining Area C was developed with our joint venture partner, South Korean steel maker POSCO. The mine is connected via a 39-kilometre spur line to the railway system linking mines at Newman and Yandi to ship loading facilities at Port Hedland. 

2003The mine was opened in 2003.
8Mining Area C has eight open cut mines.
3The mine has 3 ore handling plants

Mining Area C is located 120 kilometres north-west of Newman in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It consists of eight open-cut mines, three ore handling plants and one train load-out facility.

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Iron ore

Iron ore is integral to the steel-making process and one of the most sought after commodities in the world.