BHPIO: Mt Whaleback Mine site

May 2004 to June 2006

Mt Whaleback open cut mine is a global mining icon. Opened in 1968, the open-cut iron ore mine is the largest single-pit mine of this type in the world, measuring five kilometres in length and one and a half kilometres in width.

Survey Group, working with Macmahon, were chiefly responsible for number 5, 6 & 7 pushbacks at the mine, furthering the mine's longevity through this surveying support.

Survey Group