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Hamersley - Channar iron ore mine

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22 February 2018

Hamersley - Channar iron ore mine

Report summary

Channar, part of Rio Tinto's Hamersley group of operations, is located approximately 20 kilometres east of Paraburdoo, and forms a part of Rio Tinto's Greater Paraburdoo Operations. It is a medium sized mine producing 12Mtpa. The mine is a 60:40 joint venture between Rio Tinto and China's Sinosteel that was established into in 1987. The joint venture agreement was extended in 2010, 2016 and 2017. The latest extension will allow production to continue until 2021.

Table of contents

  • Key facts
    • Summary
    • Key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Costs
  • Sales contracts
  • Economic assumptions

Tables and charts

This report includes 13 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Detailed map
  • Participation (%)
  • Marketable reserves (at 01/01/2018)
  • Production
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Cash costs
  • Costs: Image 1
  • Capital costs
  • Product quality
  • Economic assumption

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