Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Rio Tinto Cuts Iron Ore Guidance After Cyclone Hits Shipments

April 16 (Reuters) – Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto Ltd on Tuesday reported a 14 percent drop in quarterly iron ore shipments and cut its 2019 shipments estimate on disruption caused...

April 16, 2019
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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Maritime News

World’s Largest Iron Ore Port Expects Higher Exports Post Vale

By Krystal Chia (Bloomberg) — With a market facing a global deficit that was unforeseen at the start of the year, the world’s biggest iron ore export port is flagging a timely...

April 3, 2019
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Australia Clears Iron Ore Ports as Cyclone Approaches

MELBOURNE, March 21 (Reuters) – The operator of Australia’s key iron ore exporting ports said it was clearing ships from the sites as a severe tropical cyclone heads towards the...

March 21, 2019
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Derailed Train Expected to Impact Australian Iron Ore Exports

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Mining giant BHP Billiton expects some interruption to its Australian iron ore exports after a nearly 3-km-long train loaded with the commodity was...

November 7, 2018
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Friday, January 6, 2017
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Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports to China Hit Record

SYDNEY, Jan 6 (Reuters) – December iron ore shipments to China from Australia’s Port Hedland terminal hit a record 37.4 million tonnes in December, boosted as users such as BHP...

January 6, 2017
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Friday, October 2, 2015
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Port Hedland Iron Ore Hits Record High in September

  SYDNEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Australia’s Port Hedland on Friday reported record monthly iron ore shipments of 39.3 million tonnes in September, an 8-percent rise from a year ago...

October 2, 2015
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Thursday, July 23, 2015

LNG Seen Overtaking Iron Ore as Australia’s Main Export Driver

By James Paton (Bloomberg) — Liquefied natural gas will overtake iron ore as the main driver of Australia’s exports with annual shipments surging to more than A$50 billion ($37 billion)...

July 23, 2015
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Sunday, April 12, 2015
Maritime News

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto Seen Pursuing Faulted Strategy

The biggest iron ore producers including BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group are pursuing a flawed strategy by flooding an oversupplied market and they should slow down expansion plans, say the premier of Western Australia

April 12, 2015
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Tugboat Crews Threaten Biggest Iron Ore Port Trade

Tugboat crews, including deckhands paid more than some New York bankers, are threatening to disrupt shipments from the world’s biggest iron ore port as they negotiate for increased wages and improved conditions.

August 18, 2014
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Port Hedland Deckhands Approve Strike Action a Second Time

Tugboat deckhands at Australia’s Port Hedland approved industrial action for a second time this year amid a dispute over leave and wages, risking disruption to iron ore exports through the largest bulk export terminal.

July 23, 2014
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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Maritime News

Australia’s Port Hedland Joins With Dampier Under Enlarged Group

By Phoebe Sedgman July 1 (Bloomberg) — The authority that oversees Australia’s Port Hedland, the world’s biggest bulk-export port, merged with nearby Dampier in the country’s energy and iron ore-...

July 1, 2014
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Friday, May 30, 2014
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Tug Officers Join Deckhands in Approving Port Hedland Strikes

Tugboat officers at Australia’s Port Hedland joined deckhands in approving work stoppages, risking disruptions at the world’s biggest bulk export terminal that may cost suppliers $93 million a day.

May 30, 2014
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Friday, April 11, 2014
Maritime News

Australian Firm Secures $6.5 Billion For New Iron Ore Port

A small Australian exploration company said it has secured more than $6 billion in equity funding from unnamed investors to build a port and rail network to revive plans for a second iron ore export zone in the country.

April 11, 2014
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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Iron Ore Loading Resumes at Australia’s Ports

Ports in Australia's resource-rich Pilbara region were returning to normal and loading vessels on Wednesday after suspending shipments and evacuating staff over the weekend as tropical cyclone Christine approached.

January 1, 2014
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Monday, December 30, 2013
Maritime News

Cyclone Stops Australia’s Iron Ore Exports as Rigs Shutdown

Iron ore shipments from northern Australia, the world’s biggest exporter, and some offshore oil drilling were halted as a cyclone forecast to bring gusts topping 200 kilometers (124 miles) an hour nears the coast.

December 30, 2013
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Saturday, December 28, 2013
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Australia’s Iron Ore Ports Prepare As Cyclone Christine Nears

Ports in Australia's Pilbara region, through which almost half of the world's seaborne iron ore is shipped, were sending ships out to sea on Saturday ahead of a tropical cyclone that is forecast to reach the coast by Tuesday.

December 28, 2013
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Friday, December 27, 2013
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Maritime News

Cyclone Brewing Off Australia Heads For Iron Ore Ports

"Operations are continuing and we are closely monitoring the situation," - Rio Tinto

December 27, 2013
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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Loading Iron Ore at Port Hedland, Australia

Ships waiting to be loaded with iron ore are seen at the Fortescue loading dock located at Port Hedland, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia December 3, 2013. Australian...

December 19, 2013
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Monday, December 2, 2013

Australia Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports To China Up 38 Percent On Year

Iron ore exports to China from Australia's Port Hedland, which handles about a fifth of the global seaborne market, rose 38 percent in November from the same month last year in another sign of solid demand from the Asian giant.

December 2, 2013
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Monday, August 5, 2013

Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports Up 37 Percent To China

(Reuters) – Iron ore exports to China from Australia’s Port Hedland, which handles about a fifth of the global seaborne market for the steel-making raw material, eased back in July...

August 5, 2013
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