SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

September 08, 2010 05:00 ET

Iron-Ore Miners Announce New Projects in Western Australia's Pilbara Region, an Industrial Info News Alert

BANGALORE, INDIA--(Marketwire - September 8, 2010) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Pilbara region of Western Australia is bustling with activity. Several domestic and international companies are proceeding with mining projects. Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) (Perth, Western Australia) recently decided to build the 10 million-ton-per-year Turner Hub plant, a central processing facility. The plant proposes to process iron ore from three of Atlas Iron's four mines in the region. Atlas Iron decided to build the plant after pre-feasibility studies identified and recommended construction of a central processing plant at the site.

Other companies featured: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RTP), BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

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