BHP Billiton Iron Ore announced on 29 January 2010 early expenditure of US$1.
Hancock Prospecting is developing the world class iron ore project of Roy Hill, located 105km north east of Newman.
MCC Australia Holding Pty Ltd (MCCAH Pty Ltd) is developing a 15Mtpa iron ore (magnetite) concentrate project at Cape Lambert and aims to ship its first ore by mid 2013.
Sinosteel Midwest Corporation proposes to develop a 15Mtpa iron ore mine at Weld Range 65km southwest of Meekatharra, producing a mix of hematite lump and fines.
Murchison Metals commenced trucking 1.
Asia Iron has primary environmental approval to produce up to 10Mtpa of magnetite concentrate, which will be transported by slurry pipeline to the port of Geraldton for export.
The Southdown Magnetite Mine is 90km north east of Albany near Wellstead.