About: . The Yandi open cut mine, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, transports its iron ore by rail to Port Hedland for export. The mine, that is 90 kilometres from Newman, is operated and owned by BHP Billiton (85 percent) with two other joint partners, Itochu Corporation (eight percent) and Mitsui and Company (seven percent).
The Yandi mine is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 90 kilometres northwest of Newman. It should not be confused with Rio Tinto's nearby Yandicoogina mine, which is also sometimes shortened to Yandi.. The mine is majorityowned (85 percent) and operated by BHP Billiton, and is one of seven iron ore mines the company operates in the Pilbara.