Skip to main content

Weir to provide energy saving solutions to the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project

Published by
Global Mining Review,


The Weir Group PLC, a provider of mining equipment and services, has been awarded a £100m order to provide energy saving solutions to the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project, a joint venture between Fortescue Metals Group Ltd subsidiary FMG Magnetite Pty Ltd and Formosa Steel IB Pty Ltd. The Project is located 145km south of Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

The order, which includes a range of Weir crushing and pump equipment, aims to reduce energy consumption and wet tailings waste by more than 30% compared to traditional mining technologies.

The Iron Bridge project is a US$2.6bn investment in premium magnetite iron ore reserves with annual production, when the mine is fully operational, of 22 million wet tpa. Delivery of the first ore is expected in 2022.

Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/environment-sustainability/06092019/weir-to-provide-energy-saving-solutions-to-the-iron-bridge-magnetite-project/

You might also like

OSIsoft webinar

[WEBINAR] How to succeed in Digital Transformation in Mining and Materials

During this webinar, OSIsoft will explain their successful path to Digital Transformation, including Predictive Maintenance 4.0 from an asset reliability perspective, Health, Safety & Environment improvement opportunities, and Autonomous Operations for process optimisation. Register for free today »

 
 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):


 

This article has been tagged under the following:

Australian mining news