Central Eyre Iron Project

IPCC application study

Project Description

An open cut iron ore (magnetite) operation and processing facility, with pre-stripping planned to commence in 2016/2017 and first ore production and processing due in 2018. Total mining capacity will be 300Mtpa, with a processing rate of 140Mtpa, to gain 20Mtpa concentrate over 20+ years, from a 600m deep pit.

  • Develop an IPCC application concept
  • Develop hybrid IPCC mine and dump layouts, including conveyor routes and selection of truck/excavator and continuous mining equipment
  • Complete opex and capex comparisons between recommended hybrid IPCC proposal and truck/excavator base case.

Project Details

  • Client Iron Road Limited, Australia
  • Date January – March 2014
  • Region Australia

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