|Resource||Iron Ore (Magnetite and Hematite)|
|Company||Arrium Limited (formerly known as OneSteel)|
Arrium operates open-cut mines in the Middleback Ranges producing both magnetite and hematite ore for steel production and export respectively.
Some is also shipped to Port Kembla and Newcastle New South Wales, in the form of blended fines and pellets.
|Location||Middleback Ranges, southwest of Whyalla, Eyre Peninsula.|
The Middleback Ranges Project comprises of a number of tenements which are broadly considered under different Mining Areas.
Mining is undertaken in three areas with multiple pits, including:
Download map showing Middleback Ranges tenements via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG).
Iron ore deposits comprising of magnetite and hematite found within the Middleback Ranges that forms part of the Cleve sub-domain of the Gawler Craton and is comprised primarily of Early Proterozoic metasediments of the Hutchison Group.
|Resource estimates and production estimates|
Company released resource estimates and production statistics for South Australia's major operating and approved mines are summarised in South Australia's major operating/approved mines: resources estimates and production statistics (PDF, updated regularly).
Programs for environment protection and rehabilitation have been submitted and approved for each Mining area.
Arrium Mining have submitted a supplementary mining tenements proposal, October 2015
|Documents and reports|
Program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR)
Note: Following amendments to the Mining Act 1971 which came into force on 1 July 2011, mining and rehabilitation programs (MARPs) were replaced by programs for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPRs). Previously approved MARPs are now deemed to be PEPRs.
Mining compliance reports
For more information, contact:
Phone: +61 8 8463 3000
Phone: + 61 8 8463 3484