BHP Announce New $4.7 Billion Iron Ore Mine in the Pilbara Highlighting Jobs Growth in WA | DevelopWise | Perth luxury apartment developer

BHP will invest $4.7 billion in new South Flank mine in WA’s Pilbara which is expected to create about 2500 jobs during construction and 600 ongoing roles during operations.

Further evidence shows WA jobs market is finally starting to stir, with the strongest growth in new positions in five years and signs more people are looking for work and taking on extra hours.

“There can be no doubt these are very positive signs for the WA economy,” said Ben Wyatt, WA Treasurer.

The South Flank project is expected to start production in 2021 and have a life span of more than 25 years.

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