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Safeguard baselines table - Facility details

ARC01 Mining Area C - MNG Facility



Facility nameARC01 Mining Area C - MNG Facility
State of operationWA
Responsible emitterBHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd
Responsible emitter ABN/ACN46 008 700 981
Date last updated02 November 2017
Baseline number in force354,064
Type of baseline in forceCalculated baseline
Reported baseline start1/07/2016
Reported baseline number275,601
Calculated baseline number354,064
Eligibility criteria calculated baseline was made under (if applicable)Initial calculated Baseline
Calculated baseline start1/07/2016
Calculated baseline end30/06/2019
Emission reduction measures undertaken/to be undertaken at a facility (if applicable)

BHP has a focus on ongoing emissions reduction and sets voluntary, business wide GHG emissions reduction targets. Mining Area C is included in this process and is required to review its operations and identify costeffective emissions reduction projects.

Some examples of projects that have reduced covered (scope 1) emissions from Mining Area C include:

  • Fleet Standardisation: Replacement strategy of haul truck fleet has led to increased productivity through the operation of more efficient truck models reducing the GHG emissions intensity of iron ore hauling.
  • Clean Fuels: Improved fuel cleanliness through removal of contaminants and water in BHP Billiton’s fuel supply chain has improved diesel use efficiency and led to reduced emissions from diesel consuming equipment.
  • Off-Highway Truck Emission Standards: Adoption of fuel optimised engine software for haul trucks to lower diesel consumption rates.
Grid-connected generator subject to the sectoral baselineNo
Notes
n/a


Details published date: 02 November 2017

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