ROY HILL AT A GLANCE
340km south-east of Port Hedland.
• Initial mine life of 17 years, with a likely extension of 12 years.
• Iron ore operation consists of; a conventional open pit; 55mtpa wet processing plant; 344 km single line, heavy haul railway; two berth iron ore port facility at Port Hedland; Remote Operations Centre in Perth.
• Five ore trains operate per day, each consisting of two diesel electric locomotives hauling 232 ore cars with a total payload of 31,132 tonnes of ore.