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BHP Billiton and Iron Ore Unit Costs: A Peer Comparison

2017-8-25  BHP has improved its unit costs, but they’re still higher than its closest peer, Rio Tinto (RIO), which reported unit costs of $13.80 per ton for its Pilbara operations in the first half of 2017....

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How Much Lower Can BHP Billiton Push Its Costs in Iron Ore?

2016-8-18  Cost-cutting in iron ore BHP’s total iron ore production increased by 2% in fiscal 2016 to a record 227 million tons. More than 90% of BHP’s iron ore comes from WAIO (Western Australia iron ore).

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Breaking down BHP Billiton’s iron ore production costs ...

2011-9-29  BHP positions itself in the cost curve around $39/t CIF. Average iron ore price for the year ended June 2011 was $163/t, resulting in a 76% operating margin.

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BHP cuts production costs in response to metal price dive

2015-5-12  Giant iron ore producer BHP and rival Rio Tinto are locked in a battle to become the lowest cost iron producer. At the same time, they are increasing production of the steel ingredient, hoping to ...

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BHP Billiton Iron Ore

2013-10-15  Jimmy Wilson, President Iron Ore, 15 October 2013 Slide 4 •Strong steel production outlook continues to underpin iron ore demand •The iron ore cost curve is expected to flatten over the medium to long term as the major, low cost producers expand supply •Our high quality resource base is a competitive advantage

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BHP flags higher iron ore costs, lower production - Mining ...

2019-4-17  BHP flags higher iron ore costs, lower production BHP has followed Rio Tinto and trimmed its full-year iron ore guidance, while also flagging higher unit costs. A BHP iron ore

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BHP Billiton Iron Ore – Western Australia

2015-1-15  Iron Ore BHP Billiton Iron Ore Overview • Record 53.6Mt of iron ore produced in the first half of FY2005 • On target to ship over 100Mt this year • Record EBIT of US$408 million in first half of FY2005 (two years ago full-year EBIT was US$464 million) • Renewed efforts towards Zero Harm following three fatalities last year

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Chinese Iron ore Demand - “Stronger for Longer” An

2015-6-11  Chinese domestic iron ore production Data source: CMMA, NBS, BHP Billiton Million Tonnes BHP Billiton’s detailed study of the expansion potential of China’s domestic iron ore mines indicates that they will not be able to meet the demand of China’s steel industry. This has been

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160720 Operational Review

2020-7-9  create significant value through further cost reductions, taki ng advantage of latent capacity in our assets and investing in low-capital projects. These initiatives are expected to grow production by five per cent in copper, up to four per cent in iron ore and three per cent in

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Avoided energy cost of producing minerals: The case of ...

2019-11-1  Although iron has one of the highest recycling rates among metals , in 2015, iron-ore production was 2.2 billion tons, which is 233% higher than that in 1990 , . According to historical global statistics from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) [34] , [62] , the leading iron-ore producers from 1900 to 2015 were China (38%), Australia (19%), and ...

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Breaking down BHP Billiton’s iron ore production costs ...

2011-9-29  BHP Billiton organized a site tour of its Western Australia Iron Ore operations this week, providing valuable information about its production costs: Source: BHP Billiton Site Tour Presentation, September 27 2011 Observations: BHP positions itself in the cost curve around $39/t CIF. Average iron ore price for the year ended June 2011 was $163/t, resulting

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BHP cuts production costs in response to metal price dive

2015-5-12  Giant iron ore producer BHP and rival Rio Tinto are locked in a battle to become the lowest cost iron producer. At the same time, they are increasing production of the steel ingredient, hoping to ...

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Global Iron Ore Cost Curve

Global Iron Ore Cost Curve. This presentation and accompanying Excel data provide an iron ore cost curve for 70 mines contributing to over 90% of the seaborne iron ore market, with breakdown of costs into mining, processing, admin, freight and royalties. Specific datasets include: Global Mine Level Cost Costs Global Company Equity Production ...

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BHP takes crown as world’s lowest-cost producer of iron ore

BHP takes crown as world’s lowest-cost producer of iron ore. Stuart McKinnon The West Australian. Wed, 21 August 2019 7:21AM. Premium.

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Mining Cost Models Commodity Cost Curves Cost

Iron Ore Cost Service. Comprehensive coverage of the global industry cost structure for the mining and production of iron ore fines, lump, pellet feed and pellets for the years 2006-2030; Detailed analysis and benchmarking for over 300 iron ore mines and projects around the world - including over 96% of global production - with a user-friendly ...

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Long-term iron ore price modeling: Marginal costs vs ...

2013-12-1  Iron ore 2 is the key input in pig iron production, which is then used to manufacture steel. Iron ore as well as many other commodities is noted for both persistent trends and rapid turnarounds in terms of global prices. There was a long period of declining prices in real USD terms from mid-1960s to early 2000s, which led to underinvestment in new iron ore supply projects ().

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Taconite Iron Ore NESHAP Economic Impact Analysis

2021-6-25  2-11 Domestic Production and Consumption of Iron Ore, 1990-2001 2-13 U.S. Imports for Consumption and Value of Imports of Iron Ore Products, 2-14 Value of Imports for Consumption and Exports of Iron Ore by Country, 2-16 U.S. Domestic Exports and Value of Exports of Iron Ore Products,

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Fortescue - explaining the various cost and price metrics

The C1 cost represents the ‘direct’ production costs of iron ore and is a commonly quoted figure. However, it does not represent the full cost of production. Fortescue’s C1 cost guidance for the second half of FY15 is US$25-26/wmt. Delivered cost . The delivered cost includes the C1 cost, plus shipping, royalties and overhead costs ...

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2021 bof steelmaking cost model basic oxygen furnace

Recent iron ore and coal prices can be found on our steelmaking costs page. Analysis above was prepared in April 2021. The steel product for which the cost is shown above is a metric tonne of BOF liquid steel. The cost is for a notional producer - a typical size

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A cost comparison: Production and smelting of prereduced ...

2017-1-9  The major capital expenditure in a plant to make prereduced pellets is for kilns and coolers. Other items, beyond those required for conventional pellets, such as reductant bins and conveyors, add little to the depreciation charge per ton of product. Prereduced pellet plants cost more per product ton than those for oxide spheres largely because there is more iron in the metallized pellets. A ...

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BHP Billiton to lower costs and raise production at ...

2014-10-5  The increased production and low capital costs will allow the company to overtake rival Rio Tinto as the lowest cost producer of iron ore globally. While Rio Tinto’s expenditure stands at $20.40 a tonne, BHP aims to produce iron ore for less than $20 a tonne, which does not include the cost of shipping and royalties.

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BHP costs on target as iron ore output peaks - Australian ...

2021-7-20  With iron ore prices reaching their highest position in history, BHP produced a record 252 million tonnes at WAIO in the 2021 financial year. This marked a 1 per cent increase from the previous year, while total iron ore production for the company increased to 253.5 million tonnes. BHP reached first production on budget and ahead of schedule at ...

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BHP Billiton to cut costs of Australian iron ore ...

2014-10-6  BHP Billiton has raised the stakes in the ongoing war of attrition in global iron ore with a plan to slash costs and lift production. The world's biggest miner is going head to head with arch ...

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BHP Billiton aims to cut Australia iron ore costs, lift ...

2014-10-6  Wilson said the company had already significantly cut the cost of production at its Western Australian Iron Ore (WAIO) operations and planned to go further. He said he expected unit cash costs of less than US$20 per tonne (excluding freight and royalties) in the medium term, "a reduction of more than 25 percent on the average achieved in the ...

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Global Iron Ore Cost Curve

Global Iron Ore Cost Curve. This presentation and accompanying Excel data provide an iron ore cost curve for 70 mines contributing to over 90% of the seaborne iron ore market, with breakdown of costs into mining, processing, admin, freight and royalties. Specific datasets include: Global Mine Level Cost Costs Global Company Equity Production ...

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BHP Billiton aims to cut Australia iron ore costs, lift ...

2014-10-6  October 6, 2014, 8:32 AM. Mining giant BHP Billiton said Monday it planned to cut costs and lift production at its Western Australian iron ore operations as it aims to be the lowest cost supplier to China. Iron ore prices have fallen sharply this year amid increased production, but BHP iron ore president Jimmy Wilson said the firm wanted to ...

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Avoided energy cost of producing minerals: The case of ...

2019-11-1  Although iron has one of the highest recycling rates among metals , in 2015, iron-ore production was 2.2 billion tons, which is 233% higher than that in 1990 , . According to historical global statistics from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) [34] , [62] , the leading iron-ore producers from 1900 to 2015 were China (38%), Australia (19%), and ...

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Taconite Iron Ore NESHAP Economic Impact Analysis

2021-6-25  2-11 Domestic Production and Consumption of Iron Ore, 1990-2001 2-13 U.S. Imports for Consumption and Value of Imports of Iron Ore Products, 2-14 Value of Imports for Consumption and Exports of Iron Ore by Country, 2-16 U.S. Domestic Exports and Value of Exports of Iron Ore Products,

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TECHNO ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF IRON ORE PELLET ...

2012-5-11  The production of iron ore in Zone A is given in Table 3. Table 3 : Production of Iron Ore in Zone-A Year Production (in Million Tones) 1997 23.575 1998 24.451 1999 23.782 2000 23.853 2001 26.585 Source : Ministry of Mines, GOI This zone has a total of 190 mining leases, out of which only 100 mines are reportedly under

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Dave Linden - Superintendent Product Quality - BHPBilliton ...

BHPBilliton Iron Ore Jul 2007 - May 2012 4 years 11 months. Product Quality Systems Specialist BHPBilliton Iron Ore ... --Profesional Cost Production Estimating Services- Open Pit Mining Civil Engineering Greater Perth Area. Darren Miller. Darren Miller Superintendent at BHP ...

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