Tad Watroba describes himself as ‘the most fortunate mining engineer there is’. After more than 45 years in the business, his drive and passion are as fierce today as when he began his first job down a mine after graduating in 1973 from Krakow’s AGH University of Science and Technology, then known as the University of Mining and Metallurgy.
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A message from our Executive Chairman Read the latest e-news from Roy Hill’s Executive Chairman, Mrs Gina Rinehart as well as broader Group and company news.
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About Roy Hill
Roy Hill is one of Australia’s major resource-based operations, currently producing 60Mtpa of iron ore for international markets from our low phosphorus Marra Mamba iron ore deposit. Our integrated operation encompasses the entire supply chain, including mining, processing, rail and a purpose-built port facility.
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We’re leading the way in minesite and remote operations innovation, incorporating new technologies that result in higher quality product, less waste, a safer workplace and improved efficiencies. From automated drill rigs to the award-winning Lightning Protection System, this is the smart future of iron ore.
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Join one of Australia’s most successful companies and be rewarded with generous benefits and support. We’re always looking for great people to join our team, whether that be onsite in the Pilbara or in our Remote Operations Centre in Perth. Explore the FIFO lifestyle and explore opportunities now.
Group executive news
In Australia, Roy Hill will be getting the newest version of the FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive in 2023 with an energy capacity of 7 MWh. “We are committed to transforming the next generation of transportation by adopting advanced technologies that improve energy efficiency, lower operating costs and improve our rail and mining network,” said Gerhard Veldsman, CEO of Roy Hill. “The FLXdrive locomotive will be the first for the region and the first for the mining industry and will improve our rail operations from the mine to Port Hedland.”
Wabtec showed off the new battery-electric locomotive at Carnegie Mellon University as part of a new venture between the two organizations to develop zero-emissions technology to help move the 1.7bn tons of goods that are shipped on American railroads each year. Australian mining company Roy Hill has become the first purchaser of Wabtec’s FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive, announcing the purchase the same day Wabtec unveiled the locomotive. Roy Hill will receive the second-generation version of the FLXdrive locomotive, currently under development for delivery in 2023, which will have an energy capacity of 7-megawatt hours.
Given COVID restrictions, National Mining & Related Industries Day which was to be held this year in the Whitsunday’s, has been postponed to November 2022.
“But the philanthropic support of Gina Rinehart is something very special. Not only has Gina’s support been integral to helping Mariafe and Taliqua reach success, it underpins our whole beach volleyball program.” “Thank you Mrs R, you’re a massive part of our team’s achievements”.
Olympic legend Dawn Fraser wishes billionaire Gina Rinehart was around when she was at the peak of her swimming career. Fraser, who famously won gold at three Olympics, considers “Mrs Rinehart” to be one of the secret weapons behind Australia’s success at the Tokyo Games, where the country’s athletes have won the most gold medals in history. The mining magnate is one of Australia’s biggest Olympic fans and contributes up to $10m annually to four Olympic sports: swimming, rowing, volleyball and artistic swimming.
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