Cape Preston East - Iron Ore Export Facilities, approximately 70 km south-west of Dampier, Pilbara Region

Closed 19 Nov 2012

Opened 13 Nov 2012


Iron Ore Holdings Limited intends to plan, construct, and operate from the first stage of a new multi-user iron ore export facility at Cape Preston East. The facility will have an initial capacity of 10 Mtpa, with expandability to 20 Mtpa and will be vested in the Dampier Port Authority under the Port Authority Act 1999.

What happens next

Following the seven day public comment period and consideration of any comments received, the EPA will decide whether or not this proposal requires environmental impact assessment and, if so, what level of assessment will be applied.

The Chairman's decisions on level of assessment are released each Monday on the EPA's website.


  • All of Western Australia


  • Public


  • Seven-day comment on referrals