Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference  #GIO2016

8-9 March 2016 | Hyatt Regency Perth


The 19th Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Hyatt Regency Perth on the 8-9 March 2016.

This event is renowned as the most definitive steel conventions to discuss the global market outlook for the iron ore and steel industry.

Over the past 19 years, thousands of senior executives have attended this congress for vital information on the current and future status of the global iron ore and steel sectors. View the previous attending companies here.

The conference program features presentations from BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Roy Hill and many more. View the final agenda here.


Latest Iron Ore Forecast News

  • WA mulls magnetite, port relief
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 25/04/2016
    The State Government is considering extending royalty relief for WA’s struggling magnetite producers for another two years and scrapping a controversial Geraldton Port levy, with new measures likely to be included in the May 12 State Budget.

  • BHP cuts a lifeline to juniors
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 21/04/2016
    BHP Billiton has joined Rio Tinto in cutting its iron ore production guidance, in a move likely to support commodity prices over the next year and give a lifeline to smaller WA players.

  • FMG, Vale to start blend trials
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 14/04/2016
    Fortescue Metals Group and Vale could start bulk trials of blended ore with Chinese steel mills within a month. Fortescue chief executive Nev Power said yesterday he hoped the iron ore major's joint venture would be selling product by the end of the year.

  • Brockman aims to open small-scale Pilbara mine next year
    Source: Mining Weekly
    Date: 24/03/2016
    Junior iron-ore developer Brockman Mining on Thursday unveiled plans for an initial small-scale mining operation at its Marillana project, in the Pilbara.

  • Roy Hill says first 2016 iron ore shipment nears
    Source: The Age
    Date: 23/01/2016
    Roy Hill Holdings is gearing up for its third iron ore shipment from Australia, the first this year from the $US10 billion project backed by billionaire Gina Rinehart that will contribute to expanded global supplies.

  • Rio May Usurp Vale in Tussle to Be Biggest Iron Ore Miner: Chart
    Source: Bloomberg News
    Date: 22/01/2016
    Rio Tinto Group is poised to draw level -- or may even topple -- Vale SA as the world's largest producer of iron ore this year as the London-based miner expands supply while its rival grapples with the impact of November's deadly dam rupture at its Samarco joint venture in Brazil.

  • Gina Rinehart's Roy Hill is expected to begin loading its second cargo of iron ore today, more than a week after the $10 billion project's first shipment left Port Hedland.
    Source: Yahoo News
    Date: 18/12/2015
    Mrs Rinehart's first shipment departed amid fanfare last Thursday and a second ore carrier, the Dream Power, docked at Roy Hill's Stanley Point berth late last week.

  • Gina Rinehart waves off first Roy Hill iron ore load from Pilbara
    Date: 10/12/2015
    Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart has finally farewelled the first shipment of iron ore from her Roy Hill mine in Western Australia's Pilbara, after the first attempt was plagued with technical problems.

  • Rio chief still upbeat on China
    Date: 03/12/2015
    Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has moved to reassure the investment community about China's growth outlook — which increasingly dominates his company's and the broader Australian economy's fortunes - by describing as "slower but higher quality" the pace of development in the Middle Kingdom.

  • Comment sought on proposed automated Pilbara iron ore rail system
    Date: 07/12/2015
    A plan by Mineral Resources Limited for a new unmanned, automated iron ore rail system in the Pilbara, has been put out for public comment.

  • Vale to slash iron ore output target, but opening world’s largest mine in 2016
    Date: 25/11/2015
    Brazil's Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world's biggest iron ore producer, is likely to slash its iron ore output target for the year even further than what it has already hinted following the Samarco disaster, according to BTG Pactual, the largest independent investment bank in Latin America.

  • BC Iron looks to diversify
    Source: Yahoo News
    Date: 24/11/2015
    UPDATE 2.05pm: BC Iron will take the first steps to diversify beyond its iron ore business next year, with plans to launch drilling campaigns across a suite of gold and base metals projects in WA.

  • Rio set for 50th celebration
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 17/11/2015
    Rio Tinto will tonight kick off celebrations of half a century of Pilbara iron ore exports. Although the official milestone will not be reached until August 22 next year, to mark 50 years since the Houn Maru set sail from Dampier headed for Yawata Iron & Steel's mill in Japan, Rio is launching festivities and commemorations including a travelling festival and websites for former employees to share experiences.





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