Eliwana opens

THE mine gate has opened at Western Australia’s newest iron ore mine, with Fortescue Metals Group processing first ore at the Eliwana mine and rail project.

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FMG deputy chairman Mark Barnaba, WA minister for mines and petroleum Bill Johnston, FMG CEO Elizabeth Gaines and FMG COO Greg Lilleyman at the Eliwana mine.

Located 90km west of Tom Price, Eliwana includes a 30 million tonne per annum dry ore processing facility and infrastructure, and a 143km rail line that is in the final stages of construction.