Hamersley Agricultural Project features on the ABC The HAP featured in both the ABC News and in the ABC’s rural affairs program Landline, both highlighting how this innovative project using surplus water from Rio Tinto’s Marandoo Mine has the potential to transform the pastoral industry in WA’s Pilbara region. Read the Landline transcript and watch
Lessons Learned – Marandoo Mine Development of Beneficial use Solutions for Surplus Water from Marandoo Mine: Lessons Learned Download the Press Release
Water Flows at Hamersley Agricultural Project (HAP) Surplus water from below water table mining at Rio Tinto’s Marandoo mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara, is now being harnessed to provide for irrigation and other purposes in the first project of its kind in the region. View the Press Release
Business News – Bureaucracy a Blight on Pilbara Potential Pilbara pastoralists need to be able to diversify their production options. Read the article here.
Rio Tinto to produce hay in Pilbara The miner Rio Tinto is pushing ahead with plans to use excess water from one of its WA Pilbara mines to produce hay to feed cattle… Read the full article here.