A BHP Billiton iron ore practice has derailed just south of Port Hedland in Western Australia.
The organization explained no 1 was hurt and any impact on its production would be reported in its quarterly operational evaluation.
“At about 6am… a variety of ore autos derailed from our Pilbara rail line, sixty seven kilometres south of Port Hedland,” a BHP Billiton Iron Ore spokeswoman verified.
The line was even now shut down but the miner said it hoped to re-open up it on Thursday afternoon.
The derailment had not influenced loading or shipping at Port Hedland port, with BHP drawing on existing iron ore stockpiles.
The Australian Transportation Protection Bureau explained it experienced been notified and would carry out an “business office dependent” investigation into the lead to of the incident.
The bureau would acquire more data on what transpired but would not go to the internet site of the derailment.
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