Cape Lambert's makeover

Rio Tinto has previously called it the largest integrated mining project in Australian history, boosting its operations in the Pilbara across the board in order to reach production capacity of 360 million tonnes of iron ore per annum. By Andrew Snelling.

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One of the reclaimers at Cape Lambert.

The project has covered port, rail and power infrastructure across the Western Australian region, seeking to build on the first phase capacity increase to 290Mtpa achieved in August, 2013.

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