Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) 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 major iron ore deposits and constructed some of the most significant mines in the world.
The Company has grown to be one of the largest global iron ore producers, consistently shipping around 170 million tonnes of iron ore per annum. Fortescue owns and operates a fully integrated infrastructure and supply chain spanning two mine hubs, with a third under development in the Pilbara.
Fortescue is committed to playing its role as the world strives to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact. The Company is committed to providing a safe and inclusive workplace and aims to ensure communities benefit from its growth and development. The safety of its employees remains Fortescue’s number one priority.
Fortescue is proud to be one of Australia’s biggest employers of Aboriginal people, providing a pathway to employment through its pioneering Vocational Training and Employment Centre program (VTEC) and offering unprecedented business development opportunities through its Billion Opportunities program.
The Company is committed to safeguarding the environment and contributing to global efforts to combat climate change. The Company accepts the scientific consensus as assessed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and supports the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise to well below 2oC above pre-industrial levels.