What is BHP WAIO?
Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) is an integrated system of four processing hubs and five mines, connected by more than 1,000 kilometres of rail infrastructure and port facilities in the Pilbara region of northern Western Australia.
Who owns BHP Australia?
It is owned 58% by BHP Billiton Limited and 42% by BHP Billiton Plc, reflecting the relative value of BHP Limited and Billiton Plc at the time the dual listed structure was created as part of the merger.
Is BHP owned by China?
BHP, once known as ‘The Big Australian’, is 73% owned by American-based investors.
How many iron ore mines are in WA?
Rio Tinto operates twelve iron ore mines in Western Australia, BHP seven, Fortescue two, all of those are located in the Pilbara region.
How many mines are there in WA?
The Aussie state, which is home to almost 130 export-oriented mining projects and hundreds of smaller quarries and mines producing over 50 different commodities, had ranked second in 2018.
Who is the biggest iron ore producer in Australia?
Australia’s single largest iron ore mine, Roy Hill, is HPPL’s majority-owned (70%) $10bn mega operation. Successful development has seen Roy Hill producing 55 million tonnes of ore in 2019.
Where is the biggest iron ore mine in Australia?
BHP Billiton’s Yandi mine, located in Western Australia, is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore in the world in terms of annual production.
How many iron ore mines are in Western Australia?
The operations involve a complex integrated system of four processing hubs and five mines, connected by more than 1,000 kilometres of rail infrastructure and port facilities in the Pilbara region of northern Western Australia. Find out more about our Western Australia Iron Ore locations.
What does our iron ore business include?
Our iron ore business includes integrated iron ore mines, rail and port operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Macedon is an offshore gas field located around 75 kilometres west of Onslow, Western Australia.
Where do we produce crude oil in Western Australia?
We also produce crude oil and condensate, gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) from fields in Pyrenees, Macedon and the North West Shelf Project. Our iron ore business includes integrated iron ore mines, rail and port operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
What are BHP’s resources mix?
Copper, iron ore, metallurgical coal, nickel, and potash. Find out about our resources mix for now and the future. Did you know we work in more than 90 locations including Australia, South America, the United States and Canada? Thinking about your next career move? While the world relies on the resources we produce, BHP relies on people like you.