Original article by Peter Ker
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 13 & 18 : 2-Jul-19
The Roy Hill iron ore project’s 2018-19 production is expected to be 55 million tonnes, although export volumes are likely to total 53 million tonnes. Recent data from Macquarie suggested that the Gina Rinehart-backed project would export 52.5 million tonnes in 2018-19, after shipping about 50.5 million tonnes in 2017-19. Looking ahead, Roy Hill has applied to increase its annual export capacity to 60 million tonnes in 2020. Roy Hill’s 2018-19 earnings should be boosted by a rally in the iron price in 2018-19, following a $558m profit in the previous financial year.
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