Original article by Peter Ker
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 20 : 4-May-20
BHP and Fortescue Metals Group are both seeking to increase their iron ore export capacity at Port Hedland, by 14 per cent and 20 per cent respectively. Fortescue CEO Elizabeth Gaines says Port Hedland would be able to cope with increased shipments, although she stresses that applying for extra capacity does not necessarily mean that the iron ore giants will increase production and export volumes. Gaines also expects demand for iron ore to remain strong in China, as the nation’s urbanisation program fuels continued growth in steel production.
FORTESCUE METALS GROUP LIMITED – ASX FMG, BHP GROUP LIMITED – ASX BHP