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Securing WA’s Energy Future

CITIC Pacific Mining’s combined cycle gas-fired power station is one of the biggest in Western Australia, with 480-megawatt design capacity — enough to power nearly half a million homes. The power station is critical to magnetite processing operations at Sino…
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Working with Traditional Owners

CITIC Pacific Mining is committed to working positively with Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate, through regular ongoing engagement. Superintendent of Heritage and Indigenous Affairs Gary Blinco has been working at Sino Iron for more than a…
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Better Outcomes for the Environment

Initiatives implemented by CITIC Pacific Mining at Sino Iron ensure the project operates in an environmentally-responsible way, underpinning long-term sustainability. Sustainability and Environment Manager Bruce Watson is responsible for delivering on these initiatives and is passionate about preserving the environment…
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Local Partnerships – Karratha Clontarf Academy

CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) has been a partner of Karratha Clontarf Academy since it opened in 2010. The program exists to improve the education, discipline, life skills and employment prospects of young indigenous males from Karratha Senior High School and…
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Cape Preston Aerodrome

The newly-opened Cape Preston (Sino Iron) Aerodrome, which sees about a dozen flights land each week, is a welcome addition for CPM workers onsite, cutting travel time by a third. CEO of Alliance Airlines Lee Schofield says the core part…
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Sino Iron’s port facility brings value to the region

To develop Australia’s biggest magnetite mine means big infrastructure to support it, so CITIC Pacific Mining has developed a fully integrated export facility, featuring the first greenfields port to be built in the Pilbara for 40 years. Barges deliver magnetite…
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Meet Claire Hargreaves

Claire Hargreaves is ESS Active Life Coach at Sino Iron. She’s part of the team who monitor wellness at site and provide fitness classes to the workforce. Claire says CITIC Pacific Mining has implemented an active life strategy that enables…
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Meet Gary Rayson

Gary Rayson has been enjoying family life in Karratha for 16 years. The General Manager of Health and Safety at Sino Iron, Gary is a drive-in, drive-out worker — a change from the more common fly-in, fly-out model of employment.…
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Explore the Sino Iron Concentrator with Darren Margerison

Darren Margerison joined the Sino Iron project in 2014, when construction and commissioning was really starting to pump up on the Concentrator — the heart of the operation, where magnetite ore is transformed into premium magnetite concentrate. Since then, the…
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