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 in Perth on the 8-9 March 2016. This event is renowned as one of the world’s largest gatherings of senior iron ore and steel executives with thousands of industry personnel attending it over the years. It is recognised as the conference that delivers vital information on the status of the global iron ore and steel sectors. See which companies have attended in the past here.

The conference program featuring presentations from BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Roy Hill and more, has just been released.
View the final agenda here. Book early to save on registration.


Latest Iron Ore Forecast News

  • Vale to slash iron ore output target, but opening worlds 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.

  • FMG tips China iron ore subsidies
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 17/11/2015
    Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Nev Power says the Chinese Government more than any other factor will influence iron ore prices by determining demand for the steel-making product.

  • Port Hedland capacity to get a boost
    Source: MiningNews.Net
    Date: 16/11/2015
    The Western Australian government has identified ways to increase the shipping capacity in Port Hedland's channel by 16% over the next three years.

  • Vale says S11D to push costs down to $10 a tonne
    Date: 6/11/15
    The price of iron ore continued to slide on Friday after top producer Vale indicated its flagship expansion project will come in under and budget and on time.

  • Production cut wont help iron ore price: Harding
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 5/11/2015
    Rio Tinto Iron Ore chief executive Andrew Harding says global annual iron ore demand will reach three billion tonnes by 2030, which assumes a yearly growth rate of 2 per cent.

  • Robotic trucks improve workrate
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 3/11/2015
    The move towards robotic operations in the Pilbara is gathering pace, with Fortescue Metals Group crediting unmanned trucks for a substantial jump in productivity at its iron ore mines.