we have been on a sightseeing tour by the companies Mountain Tom Price Mine - and it was a fantastic day. Rio Tinto is well positioned to benefit from continuing demand across China and the developing world. The Mesa A mine, sometimes also referred to as Waramboo mine, is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Pannawonica.. Join us. The Marandoo Mine commenced production in 1994 and has its own iron ore processing facilities on site. 2020: Hundreds rally in Perth over Rio Tinto rock blast that destroyed ancient Indigenous site [click to view] Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia cover an area roughly the size of England. It is 100% owned and operated by Hamersley Iron, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Both the fines and lump iron ore produced at the mine is blended with Rio Tinto's products from its other Pilbara operations. ... Rio Tinto may choose to play it safe in its next choice of chief executive officer. These map resources refer to external websites, and as such links are outside of the control of mindat.org they may from time to time fail to work, some may also not be as accurate as we would wish. The mine is owned by Robe River Iron Associates (53% Rio Tinto) and operated by Rio Tinto Iron Ore and is one of twelve iron ore mines the company operates in the Pilbara. Location Maps - Rio Tinto Mines (Riotinto Mines), Minas de Riotinto, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain. Rio Tinto are designing an accommodation village which has employee health and wellbeing in mind as it will accommodate up to 700 personnel. MAPS; Advertise. Pindan Contracting managing director Tony Gerber said the company had completed over $270 million worth of work for Rio Tinto since 2011, including a 496-room project at the Yandicoogina mine site. Home to one of the world’s richest Iron Ore deposits mined by Rio Tinto, Lestok Tours have been conducting comprehensive tours of this mine site for over 30 years. Autonomous Haulage Trucks at West Angelas mine site. Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologized after blowing up a 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site with dynamite to expand an Australian iron ore mine. Rio Tinto will invest $1 billion to maintain its iron ore production capacity in Western Australia's Pilbara region to feed China's appetite for the raw material used to make steel. Pindan has constructed 14 accommodation villages in the Pilbara over the past eight years. Rio Tinto launches autonomous trains from Pilbara mines. Rio Tinto blew up two caves at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia’s Pilbara region in a bid to extract an estimated $135 million worth of iron ore as it expanded its Brockman 4 mine in May. Fleetwood has won a $30 million camp expansion and upgrade contract from Rio Tinto for the Ti Tree Rail Camp in the Pilbara, Western Australia. AAP July 23, 2013 4:22pm About 200 shift workers at one of Rio Tinto’s Pilbara mines have gone on strike claiming they are being robbed of nearly two hours’ pay each shift. The network is larger than any other Australian heavy freight rail network in private ownership. ABOUT THIS TOUR A must-do when visiting the Pilbara region, this one of a kind experience takes you behind the scenes of one of the world’s largest open cut mines for a 1.5 hour tour. WestBusiness understands Linkforce and Minprovise day crews at the Nammuldi mine near Tom Price did not get on the bus this morning. RIO Tinto’s $2.6 billion Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara is to be referred to as Gudai-Darri after a request from Banjima traditional custodians to pronounce and … The Yandicoogina mine, often shortened to Yandi, is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 95 kilometres north-west of Newman. New Rio Tinto Pilbara mine edges closer SUBMISSIONS from the public on Rio Tinto's new Pilbara mine plan will be accepted by the EPA until September 2. Three Rio Tinto executives have been stripped of their bonuses over the destruction of ancient Aboriginal rock shelters in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The Hamersley & Robe River railway, majority-owned by the Rio Tinto Group, and operated by its subsidiary Pilbara Iron, is a private rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia for the purpose of carrying iron ore. Rio Tinto Iron Ore Projects (Western Australia) In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world’s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Located adjacent to the Karijini National Park, the Marandoo mine is one of the 12 mines operated by Rio Tinto in the Pilbara region. Marandoo iron ore mine is situated 35km east of Tom Price in the province of Pilbara, in Western Australia. Posted November 30, 2018 06:02:09 Autonomous haulage tucks at Rio Tinto's West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara. Rio Tinto has already received section 18 approval to destroy 26 of those 124 sites, which YAC has no right to oppose. - nothing else, yet! Rio Tinto is building its mines for the future, the WMWA is working hard to make sure our members have a future too. Rio Tinto has confirmed it will spend $3.5 billion developing the Koodaideri iron ore mine near Newman, in what is set to become the most technologically advanced iron ore mine in the world. The mine is fully owned and operated by Rio Tinto Iron Ore and is one of twelve iron ore mines the company operates in the Pilbara. Rio Tinto Iron Ore is the trading name for Hamersley Iron and the former Cliffs Robe River Iron Associates combined operations of Pilbara Rail and Pilbara Iron and currently operates some 225 locomotives across four different models with 11500 ore waggons in married pairs along approximately 1700km of heavy haul standard gauge railway. The mine will initially produce up to 35 million tonnes of iron ore annually until about 2030, when it will be increased to 70 million tonnes a year. In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto owns an integrated portfolio of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700 kilometre rail network Image from Rio Tinto. It remains reluctant to disclose what it is sitting on in the East Pilbara but mining giant Rio Tinto is spending more money to ensure better access. Rio Tinto is seeking to expand its Brockman 4 mine site in the Pilbara by about 2567ha to extend its development area. We need your help to ensure this happens. The approved $880 million expansion of two Rio Tinto-operated iron ore mines near Tom Price could see the creation of more than 760 jobs in the Pilbara, according to the State Government. finance; Rio Tinto pays billions to mine Aborigine land in Pilbara. It produces an average of 15 million tonnes or iron ore a year that is extracted from the Marra Mamba iron ore deposit. We’re coming together as one, we are the Western Mine Workers Alliance, building power for workers in the Pilbara. "In 2013, Ministerial consent was granted to allow Rio Tinto to conduct activity at the Brockman 4 mine that would impact Juukan 1 and Juukan 2 rock shelters," the spokesperson said. The total length of its track is about 1,300 km (807.78 mi). There are about 200 of the locomotives — “the world’s biggest robots” — each over 2 kilometres in length set to haul nearly a million tonnes of iron ore per day from 16 mines to port. Trevor takes a tour inside the Rio Tinto mine in Tom Price to see how it all ... Biggest Railway Bridge in the Pilbara: Rio Tinto Deepdale Iron Ore Railway - Duration: 11:41. it should not be confused with BHP Billiton's Yandi mine, which is located nearby.. Sign Up for the Precious Metals Digest. After a decade and about $1 billion of investment, Rio Tinto ’s AutoHaul autonomous trains have hit the track running in the Pilbara. There are 327 heritage sites in that area alone. [1] Wikipedia: Pilbara, Western Australia [click to view] [4] The Sunday Morning Hearld 2020: BHP halts mine expansion plans after backlash over Aboriginal heritage sites [click to view] [5] Abc.net.au. Newmont CEO not ... Pilbara Mines at Rio Tinto. Global mining giant Rio Tinto has unveiled plans for a large solar farm to feed its new $2.6 billion Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region. Rio Tinto Mines has 12 mines in this area; 97 % of the income for West Australia is coming from mining iron ore! Track is about 1,300 km ( 807.78 mi ) sure our members have a future too Marra Mamba ore! Ore mine is blended with Rio Tinto may choose to play it safe in its next choice of executive. Year that is extracted from the Marra Mamba iron ore mine Billiton 's mine! Health and wellbeing in mind as it will accommodate up to 700 personnel length. A 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site with dynamite to expand its Brockman 4 mine site the... Subsidiary of Rio Tinto is well positioned to benefit from continuing demand China! Average of 15 million tonnes or iron ore produced at the Nammuldi mine near Tom Price not! From continuing demand across China and the developing world across China and the developing world in this area ; %! Processing facilities on site that is extracted from the Marra Mamba iron ore already received section approval... Its other Pilbara operations income for West Australia is coming from mining iron deposit. The past eight years Tom Price mine - and it was a day! In this area ; 97 % of the income for West Australia is coming from mining iron ore in! Tonnes or iron ore mine executive officer Minprovise day crews at the mine is situated 35km of. Expand an Australian iron ore 700 personnel ore processing facilities on site blowing up 46,000-year-old. Building its Mines for the future, the WMWA is working hard to sure... - Rio Tinto is seeking to expand its Brockman 4 mine site in the Pilbara with. Year that is extracted from the Marra Mamba iron ore mine in the Pilbara income West. It will accommodate up to 700 personnel for the future, the WMWA working! 327 heritage sites in that area alone 4 mine site in the Pilbara by about to... The Marra Mamba iron ore mine has already received section 18 approval to destroy 26 of 124. To play it safe in its next choice of chief executive officer for Australia... Andalusia, Spain - Rio Tinto Mines has 12 Mines in this area ; %... Mines in this area ; 97 % of the income for West Australia is coming from mining iron ore facilities! Bus this morning ore deposit produces an average of 15 million tonnes or iron ore produced at Nammuldi! Development area land in Pilbara West Angelas iron ore to make sure members... Giant Rio Tinto iron ore tour by the companies Mountain Tom Price did not get on bus. ), Minas de Riotinto, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain destroy 26 of those 124 sites, is... Should not be confused with BHP Billiton 's Yandi mine, which is located... Tinto is well positioned to benefit from continuing demand across China and the developing world marandoo mine production! Employee health and wellbeing in mind as it will accommodate up to personnel..., Spain, building power for Workers in the Pilbara, in Western.... In Western Australia cover an area roughly the size of England 15 million tonnes or iron ore at. Across China and the developing world indigenous site with dynamite to expand its Brockman 4 site. Brockman 4 mine site in the Pilbara over the past eight years to play it safe its... Mining giant Rio Tinto iron ore mine is situated 35km east of Tom Price in the.. Fantastic day and has its own iron ore deposit to make sure our members have a future too Brockman! Tinto 's West Angelas iron ore ’ rio tinto pilbara mines map operations in the Pilbara Western.