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Fortescue began as an exploration company and today our iron ore tenements remain key to maintaining mine life and sustaining product quality in our core iron ore business. The resources in the Western Hub and Solomon Hub add high iron content, dry, low cost tonnes to our product suite, providing further optionality for the business.Where are the Fortescue mines in the Pilbara located?
As one of the world’s largest producers of iron ore, Fortescue’s wholly owned and integrated operations in the Pilbara include the Chichester and Solomon mining hubs and the Western Hub, which is currently under development.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.Why is Eliwana important to Fortescue Metals Group?
Eliwana is integral to the supply chain and maintenance of our low-cost status, providing greater flexibility to capitalise on market dynamics. Fortescue wholly owns and operates our purpose designed rail and port facilities, constructed to deliver iron ore from our mines to Port Hedland for shipment to our customers.