Pilbara’s first pink locomotives raising awareness

In his 10-year career as a train driver, Brad Main has never been involved in anything quite like Roy Hill’s pink trucks and locomotives initiative to support and raise awareness of breast cancer.

On Friday 15 February 2019, Brad, who has been contracted to drive Roy Hill trains for three years by Karijini Rail, had the honour of being at the helm of the first ever pink locomotive’s six-hour journey to the mine.

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  • Mrs Rinehart with Dr Patricia Kailis AM OBE at the christening event held for Roy Hill’s pink locomotives on 4 October 2018
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  • Mrs Rinehart with Brad Main, the first train driver to drive Roy Hill’s pink locomotive from the port to the mine site

Innovation Partnership to Enhance Operational Efficiency

Today the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology announced recipients of the Government’s METS Ignited Collaborative Project Funds, confirming Roy Hill’s innovative project with Mineral Technologies will receive $1 million from the Government, matching funds contributed by Roy Hill.

“I am delighted the Government is supporting our partnership with Mineral Technologies – a project that seeks to enhance the operational efficiency of our mine, delivering more high-grade product while reducing waste for the same operational cost” said Roy Hill CEO Barry Fitzgerald.

Please read the media release here.

Roy Hill and WesTrac Partner to Support WA Student Learning

Today Roy Hill CEO Barry Fitzgerald and WesTrac CEO Jarvas Croome announced the arrival of a new CAT Simulator to Roy Hill’s ROC-Ed Learning Centre in front of students from Kent Street Senior High School, with special guest WA Chief Scientist Professor Peter Klinken AC also in attendance.

WesTrac’s donation of the Cat Simulator to Roy Hill’s ROC-Ed program enables students to immerse themselves in the experience of operating a large Cat wheel loader, just as it would on site at the Roy Hill mine.

Please read the media release here.

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Roy Hill Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Roy Hill has appointed Gerhard Veldsman to the role of Chief Operating Officer at Roy Hill.

Gerhard joins Roy Hill from Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) where he was most recently Executive General Manager for FMG’s Pilbara Operations, promoted from the position General Manager Iron Ore Projects.

Please read the media release here.