Monday, July 27, 2015

Australian BHP Billiton shipped its one billionth tonne of iron ore to Japan


Japanese ship Copyright Peter Hanami 2005
Title: Japanese ship 




"Mining giant BHP Billiton has just shipped its one billionth tonne of ore to Japan...The ore exported from the Pilbara was still an "essential ingredient for Japan's hi-tech steel industry, which leads the world in technology and efficiency" 


Jimmy Wilson, BHP Iron Ore, President



Source: Japan still hungry for BHP's iron ore
By John Dagge
Herald Sun Newspaper
Thursday 3rd July 2014, page 48