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BHP gets 30 more years in the Pilbara

BHP has been given the green light to expand iron ore operations at Orebody 32 and the Newman Hub in Western Australia’s Pilbara by the Environmental Protection Authority, under the scope of an expansion proposal approved in 2019.

 BHP's Orebody 32

BHP's Orebody 32

Under the scope of that proposal, future derived proposals can be implemented, subject to conditions. EPA chairman professor Matthew Tonts confirmed the Orebody 32 and Newman Hub proposals were future-derived...

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