Fortescue Metals Group is a global leader in the iron ore industry, recognised for its culture, innovation and industry-leading development of world class infrastructure and mining assets in
the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Since it was founded in 2003, Fortescue has discovered and developed significant iron ore deposits and constructed some
of the largest mines in the world.
The Chichester Hub, which includes the Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek mines, is located in the Chichester Ranges, and produces more than 90 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of iron ore and an additional six mtpa from Fortescue’s joint venture with BC Iron.
The Solomon Hub is located in the Hamersley Ranges, and includes the Firetail and Kings Valley mines which produce in excess of 70 mtpa. Fortescue has constructed world class facilities at its five berth Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland, and operates the fastest, heavy haul railway in the world with up to 42 tonne axle load capacity over 620km of track, including 12 bridges.
The company is now producing 165 million tonnes of iron ore per annum and is focused on being the safest, lowest cost,
most profitable iron ore producer.
As a proud West Australian company, Fortescue values its relationship with key stakeholders by working together to
positively manage and create opportunities for Aboriginal people, communities, the environment and the broader