Roy Hill's first iron ore shipment in 2015. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Ore dust costs Port Hedland economy up to $60m a year

Iron ore dust in Port Hedland has cost the local economy around $60 million per annum, with an additional $216 million in one-off capital costs, according to a report released today commisoned by a local hotel opposing further expansion of BHP Billiton's port operations.


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