March 8th, 2012

Devil Creek opening a ‘landmark moment’ – Barnett

WESTERN Australia’s gas supply has received a 20 per cent boost in what is being hailed as a landmark moment for the state.

Premier Colin Barnett said the opening of Devil Creek also marked a milestone in WA’s emerging magnetite iron ore market.

“[This] project will provide natural gas to the Sino Iron project. That is a magnetite project, the first, large-scaled transformation of low-grade magnetite iron ore into an export product,” Mr Barnett said.

“So it’s an important gas project for the West Australian domestic market, and also a project that allows us to process low value iron ore.”

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