FMG delays start-up of Iron Bridge Magnetite Project
Feb 22, 2021 18:00
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Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), the world’s fourth largest iron ore miner, has decided to delay starting production at its 22 million tonnes/year Iron Bridge Magnetite Project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region until the second half of Calendar 2022, according to a company statement released on February 18.
Prior to this, FMG had expected the first commercial concentrate to ship in the first half of that year, as reported.
The project, designed to deliver 67% Fe content, low impurity concentrate suitable for pellet feed or blending with sinter fines, is an unincorporated joint venture between FMG Iron Bridge Ltd,