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A proud West Australian company, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 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.Who is the founder of Fortescue Metals Group?
Since Fortescue was established by our Founder and Chairman Dr Andrew Forrest AO in 2003, we have discovered and developed major iron ore deposits, constructed some of the most globally significant mines and have grown to be one of the world’s largest producers of iron ore.How much iron ore does Fortescue Metals produce per year?
The total Chichester Hub produces 90 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of iron ore plus an additional five mtpa from a joint venture with BC Iron. Fortescue's first minesite Cloudbreak currently mines 40 million tonnes of iron ore a year.Where are Fortescue Metals looking to diversify their portfolio?
In 2017 Fortescue announced they were looking to diversify their portfolio by exploring for metals and minerals in South America and other parts of Australia. Gold, copper and lithium were highlighted as commodities of interest.