Weir wins record £100mn mining order in Australia


The Weir Group has won a £100 million order to provide mining equipment, including pumps, for the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project in Western Australia.
Weir says that the order, which includes Enduron® high pressure grinding rolls and GEHO® pumps, will reduce energy consumption and wet tailings waste by more than 30% compared to traditional mining technologies.
The Iron Bridge Magnetite Project is a joint venture between Fortescue Metals Group Ltd subsidiary FMG Magnetite Pty Ltd and Formosa Steel IB Pty Ltd. Delivery of the first ore is expected in 2022.