Sinosteel Midwest has announced its first shipment of iron ore from its Mid West project has left for China after being delayed from departing for several days because of heavy seas.
Federal, state and local politicians were on hand to watch the first shipment of iron ore from Chinese owned Sinosteel Midwest Corporation leave Geraldton but rough seas meant the ship couldn't berth.
Gindlabie Metals and Sinosteel Midwest Corporation have signed an agreement that paves the way for the Mid West iron ore developers to share key infrastructure for their operations.
Sinosteel Midwest Corporation has cleared the final hurdle for its Mid West iron ore project after today receiving environmental approval from the federal government.
West Perth-based Sipa Resources has agreed to sell a small exploration licence in the Mid West to Sinosteel Midwest Corporation for $450,000.
The environmental watchdog's conditional recommendation of Sinosteel Midwest Corporation's Koolanooka/Blue Hills iron ore project has prompted a rush of appeals in support for a full approval.
Sinosteel Midwest Corporation will appeal the environmental watchdog's rejection of a crucial part of its iron ore mining plans, which the company says will prevent the entire project from going ahead.
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