WAIO produced 268 million tonnes of iron ore on a 100% basis in the year ended June, up 4% from 257 million tonnes in the preceding twelve-month period
, the miner said in its production update on Wednesday July 19.
In line with its previous target of 268-272 million tonnes
, the record production reflects productivity improvements across the supply chain, as well as the commissioning of a new primary crusher and additional conveying capacity at the Jimblebar mine, according to the report.
BHP expects a 3-4% increase in WAIO output...