Jimblebar Iron ore mine is the latest BHP Billiton mine to undergo a massive expansion phase.
Situated 40km east of Newman the mine is expected to increase its capacity from 14 million tonnes annually to 20. Included in the expansion are several port and rail facilities to accommodate the increased production.
The Jimblebar mine also includes the latest in accommodation facilities with a 2200 man camp. The facilities at the FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, netted cricket pitch, basketball court, beach volleyball court and recreation room including a pool table, darts, table tennis, TV and DVD player. All rooms at the village have their own ensuite bathroom, television with Foxtel channels, refrigerator and air-conditioning.