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Rio gears up for first ore from West Angelas expansion

THE federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has approved Rio Tinto's application to produce from its expanded West Angelas open pit iron ore mine in the Pilbara.

 Image from file: courtesy Rio Tinto.

Image from file: courtesy Rio Tinto.

  The approval will allow Rio Tinto to mine first ore from three new deposits surrounding the West Angelas project. Rio Tinto is the operator of the West Angelas project with a 53% majority interest...

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