WA trades and shipbuilding expertise has been showcased with the delivery of a new $4.5 million, 21m-long aluminium offshore catamaran, set to play a vital role in export operations at CITIC Pacific Mining’s Sino Iron project on WA’s Pilbara coast.

In celebration of International Women’s Day, a gathering of more than 50 women was held at the Sino Iron project for a luncheon on Friday.

Services provided by the Roebourne Police and Community Youth Centre have received a major boost following a donation recently of laptop and desktop computer systems by CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM).

CITIC Pacific Mining’s (CPM) Community Fundraising Program has seen more than $53,000 handed over to the Heart Foundation, thanks to a year-long campaign at Sino Iron.

An invasive marine pest monitoring program supported by CPM has recently received one of the top acknowledgements at the annual Golden Gecko Environment Awards.

The first wave of CITIC Pacific Mining employees to achieve a decade’s service at Sino Iron have joined CEO Chen Zeng at events in Karratha and Perth, to celebrate their role in creating a new iron ore downstream processing industry for Western Australia.

CITIC Limited and its subsidiaries Sino Iron Pty Ltd and Korean Steel Pty Ltd have commenced legal proceedings in the Australian Federal Court against Mineralogy Pty Ltd and Clive Frederick Palmer to compel the approval and submission of proposals critical to the operation of the Sino Iron magnetite project, south of Karratha.

Pilbara resident Jessica Wilson was announced winner of the CPM-sponsored Young Emerging Artist category in the Pilbara’s iconic Cossack Art Awards.

The Karratha Community House Ready Set School program has received a welcome donation of $1,500 from CPM to support their purchase of play equipment.

Top Australian golf players will head to Karratha next month for the Ladbrokes PGA Pro-Am Series.

Sino Iron recently hosted a group of female students from Karratha Senior High School and St Luke’s College, to hear from women at CPM, on what it’s like to work in the mining industry.

CITIC Limited, parent company of the developer/operator of the Sino Iron magnetite project, has appealed Justice Kenneth Martin’s decision in the WA Supreme Court in the Royalty Component B proceeding (CIV 1808 of 2013), brought by Clive Palmer-controlled Mineralogy Pty Ltd.

Australia’s largest magnetite mine will spend approximately $51 billion in procurement of WA goods and services in the coming years, according to new analysis from economic consulting firm Deloitte Access Economics..

About a hundred family members and friends of CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) staff were reunited with their loved ones at site recently, for a jam-packed tour of facilities.

Local Pilbara artist Tessa Laing took out the CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) sponsored Emerging Artist category, for her piece called Pelago, at the recent Cossack Art Awards.

The Cape Preston (Sino Iron) Aerodrome was officially opened today by Minister for Mines and Petroleum, the Hon Bill Johnston MLA and CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) CPM Chairman, Mr Zhang Jijing.

CITIC Pacific Mining has commenced commissioning the last two of six concentrator lines at the Sino Iron Project.

Sino Iron developer and operator CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) recently partnered with the Pilbara Multicultural Association, to sponsor ‘Harmony Month’ festivities in Karratha.

More than $110,000 will be donated to leading community mental health group beyondblue, following a successful month-long fundraising initiative by CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) staff and contractors at the Sino Iron project.

Local universities are partnering with CITIC Pacific Mining to explore ways of extending the life of infrastructure at the ground-breaking Sino Iron project, south of Karratha.