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ROY HILL A World Class Vision of a Modern Iron Ore Project

12.04.2022

The world-class Roy Hill operation in Western Australia’s Pilbara region is a perfect example of Executive Chair Gina Rinehart’s example of the next generation of integrated iron ore mining, rail and port projects. One of Australia’s single largest iron ore mines, Roy Hill is delivering enormous economic benefits to the Western Australian and Australian communities. Roy Hill provides employment to over 2,800 employees, plus a number of contract suppliers and service providers.

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Kal Tire to pump up Roy Hill’s tyres again

31.03.2022

TYRE management specialist Kal Tire has won a five-year contract to provide mining tyre management and maintenance services to the Roy Hill iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara. Along with the nearly 30 team members Kal Tire will bring to Roy Hill it will also deploy its Tyre Operations Management System. The tyre maintenance planning system is designed to help customers achieve fleet use, tyre life and safety goals. With Kal Tire's Maple Program Roy Hill will be able to quantify and report on the emissions savings of Ultra Repairs.

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Kal Tire wheels in Roy Hill

31.03.2022

Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group in Australia announced it has earned a five-year contract to provide tyre management and maintenance services at the Roy Hill mine in Western Australia. The Mining Tire Group will begin mobilising at the open pit iron ore mine on April 1, bringing nearly 30 Kal Tire team members to the site to deliver the highest standards of safety and operational performance. Kal Tire’s Maple Program allows sites like Roy Hill to quantify and report on the carbon emissions savings of utilising Ultra Repairs technology and meet environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. “Operating in a way that puts ESG at the forefront is very much a priority for our customers in Australia, so we’re proud to offer solutions at Roy Hill that enhance safety, sustainability and productivity,” Rigney said.

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POSCO, Hancock partner for low-carbon steel materials production

31.03.2022

South Korea’s top steelmaker POSCO Co. and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd, a leading Australian mining firm, are slated to collaborate in low-carbon steel material manufacturing. The partnership is to build a foundation for a hydrogen-based steelmaking process and carbon neutrality. POSCO is also partnering with Hancock for multiple projects in Australia. The two firms and other partners have embarked on a feasibility study on the Hardey iron ore project in the West Pilbara owned by the Australian Premium Iron (API) joint venture, according to industry sources on March 10.

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30 year Anniversary Celebrations

29.03.2022

Mrs Gina Rinehart as Executive Chairman of Hancock Group.

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Let older Australians work, Liberal MPs tell Frydenberg

24.03.2022

Liberal Party backbenchers are pushing Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to use next week’s budget to unleash a “grey army” of retired workers to boost the nation’s stretched employment market, calling for an end to an effective tax rate of more than 60 per cent on their incomes. In a policy that has strong support from retiree groups and even mining billionaire Gina Rinehart, several backbench members are pressing for Mr Frydenberg to trial a system under which people on the age pension could work without their entitlement being reduced. “If people want to work, let them and make it easy for them. At the moment, we have a system that actively discourages people from working.”

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3-D genetics face-off

23.03.2022

No longer just a tool for gaming and security systems, 3D facial analysis technology has the potential to revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of rare genetic disorders, which impact more than 300 million people globally. “So, for instance, we have a project supported by the Roy Hill Community Foundation in the Pilbara, called The Pilbara Faces, in which we’ve been building a reference range of Pilbara data, so that its more equitable and accessible to help with care closer to home.”

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Long-awaited 2021 Prospect Awards winners announced

18.03.2022

Roy Hill’s iron ore mine in the Pilbara has taken home Australian Mine of the Year at the 2021 Prospect Awards after the awards night took place in Brisbane on Thursday. The Hard Rock Mine of the Year also went to Roy Hill’s iron ore operation while Hancock Prospecting executive chair Gina Rinehart was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. It comes after Rinehart was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the General Division, as part of the Australia Day 2022 Honours list.

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Media Release: Hancock welcomes news of approval of bid to acquire Senex Energy

18.03.2022

Commenting on the Senex scheme approval Mrs Gina Rinehart AO, Chair of the Hancock Group of Companies said, “I am delighted with the Senex approval which is the largest Hancock investment in the energy sector. We believe that the energy sector, fundamental to maintaining our businesses and standard of living, has an important future given policies have caused the lack of investment in many areas which has already caused energy prices worldwide to rise. Recent events in Europe have served as a stark reminder underlining the criticality of energy security.”

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