Rio Tinto’s US$338 million Silvergrass iron ore mine officially open

- August 30th, 2017

Rio Tinto today officially opened its Silvergrass iron ore mine in Western Australia. The US$338 million project is the 16th mine at Rio Tinto’s world-class iron ore operations and will produce low-phosphorous ore crucial to maintaining Rio Tinto’s premium Pilbara Blend product. Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said: “Silvergrass is a great example of … Continued

Rio Tinto today officially opened its Silvergrass iron ore mine in Western Australia.
The US$338 million project is the 16th mine at Rio Tinto’s world-class iron ore operations and will produce low-phosphorous ore crucial to maintaining Rio Tinto’s premium Pilbara Blend product.
Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said:

“Silvergrass is a great example of our value-over-volume approach in action as the mine will deliver the high-quality, low-cost ore used to maintain the world-class premium Pilbara Blend product our customers love so much.
Silvergrass is a further demonstration of our long-standing commitment to the Pilbara region in Western Australia where we’ve invested more than US$20 billion over the past decade.”

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan today led the formalities at a ceremony in the Pilbara to mark the opening, with full commissioning scheduled before the end of the year.
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