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China Railway backs project to mine cleaner iron ore

It is developing a US$3.4b project on Australia's Eyre Peninsula to meet increased demand from steel mills

China Railway's partner Iron Road Ltd aims to bring the 24 million tonne a year mine into production in late 2020.


CHINESE engineers who carved a railway through the Tibetan plateau and built the world's longest sea-bridge across Hangzhou Bay have a new challenge: developing a US$3.4 billion project on Australia's remote Eyre Peninsula to meet increased demand for cleaner iron ore.


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