Iron Road Ltd
Iron Road Ltd is an Australian iron ore exploration and mining company, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:IRD). It was listed in Perth, Western Australia in 2008, and has two key projects developing in South Australia. These are the Central Eyre Iron Project and Gawler Iron Project. The company's vision is 'to become a trusted and reliable supplier of premium iron concentrates to the Asian marketplace'. The company's corporate office is located in Iron Road House on Currie Street in Adelaide.
Central Eyre Iron Project
The Central Eyre Iron Project is on the Eyre Peninsula of South Australia and is a collection of three iron occurrences (Warramboo, Kopi & Hambidge). The deposit lies between the towns of Warramboo and Lock, to the east of the Tod Highway. The project, should it be developed will become South Australia's largest mining project since Olympic Dam and the largest mine ever developed in the state's agricultural belt.
Cape Hardy deep water port proposal
To serve its future export requirements, the company proposes to construct a new deep water port at Cape Hardy on the western shore of Spencer Gulf. The site is located between Port Neill and Tumby Bay, within the jurisdiction of the District Council of Tumby Bay.
The site is also located approximately 15 km north of the proposed site of Centrex Metals Ltd's Port Spencer project. CEO Andrew Stock has told the press that "Realistically, only one port will be built in the area."
- Austin, Nigel "Iron Road, the mine that could change our future" The Advertiser, February 11, 2013.
- "Cape Hardy deep-sea port" Government of South Australia. (Accessed 2013-12-13.)
- Changerathil, Valerina "Iron Road unveils proposal to build export facility at Cape Hardy, between Tumby Bay and Port Neill on the Eyre Peninsula" The Advertiser, December 4, 2012.