BHP looking to Southern Flank

WITH its massive Yandi mine closing and the Nationals' $5 a tonne mining tax threat gone, BHP Billiton is leaning towards the multibillion dollar development of the South Flank deposit as a replacement.

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Edgar Basto says the Southern Flank expansion is back on the cards.

BHP Western Australian Iron Ore asset president Edgar Basto said the high-grade, low strip ratio South Flank deposit was BHP’s preferred option to sustain production at current levels.

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