AT A GLANCE: BHP to increase iron ore capacity to 330mln tpy at Port Hedland

A summary of BHP’s operational review for iron ore and metallurgical coal for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, as released on Tuesday October 19.

In brief

Total production of iron ore for the three months ended September 30 was 63.3 million tonnes (70.6 million tonnes on 100 % basis), down by 4% year on year. Iron ore production was down by 3% quarter on quarter over July-September.
The dip in production was prompted by planned major maintenance, including a car dumper, and the impact of temporary rail labor shortages caused by Covid-19-related border restrictions. BHP received regulatory...

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Alex Theo

Min Li

October 20, 2021

06:45 GMT

Singapore, Shanghai