Mining matters still to be sorted for Whyalla plant

WHILE Sanjeev Gupta has pulled the veil back from the “Next-Gen” 10 million tonne per annum mega steel plant planned for Whyalla, questions such as where the iron ore will come from and what type it will be are yet to be answered.

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Sanjeev Gupta announcing the Whyalla transformation.

The existing Whyalla steel mill draws its iron ore from South Australia's Middleback Ranges.

That ore is magnetite.