Aussie iron miner keen on West Coast exploration

I bet he would.

Australia’s Fortescue Metals – the self-proclaimed “new force in iron ore” – is interested in the West Coast’s iron sands, according to The Australian newspaper today.

The Pilbara iron ore miner has lodged several applications for exploration on the West Coast via New Zealand subsidiary, FMG Pacific.

Fortescue’s attempt to stake a mining claim over much of the West Coast has angered the local mining industry.

It has asked Crown Minerals for a two-year permit for the prospecting rights to 23 minerals including gold, coal, silver, copper, platinum, titanium and ilmenite.

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