19 Jun 2015
Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue) has marked a significant achievement for Aboriginal business development by facilitating a 50/50 joint venture agreement between Pilbara Native Title group Wirlu-murra Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation (Wirlu-murra) and Global Mining Services Provider Thiess Pty Ltd (Thiess).
8 Jun 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG; Fortescue) today celebrated the graduation of another class of trainees from its Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC), further cementing the company’s ongoing commitment to ending Aboriginal disparity through opportunity.
2 Jun 2015
Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue) has been recognised for its achievements in Aboriginal Business Development, winning the categories Corporate Member of the Year and Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year at Supply Nation’s Connect 2015 Supplier Diversity Awards Gala Dinner in Sydney.
28 May 2015
Fortescue Metals Group today celebrated the formal completion and official commissioning of a 270 kilometre pipeline supplying gas to its Solomon Hub mining operations, an important milestone in Fortescue’s bid to drive sustainable cost reductions throughout its business.
27 May 2015
We note with concern the media coverage today regarding Fortescue’s international operations.
21 May 2015
It appears the intense lobbying and wishes of the multinational mining giants has prevented a formal inquiry into the iron ore industry.
19 May 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue), members of the Nyiyaparli aboriginal community and Archae-aus celebrated the official launch of the Kakutungutanta to Warrie Outcamp; 40,000 years in Nyiyaparli country book at a ceremonial event held at Spinifex Hill Studio in South Hedland.
19 May 2015
The chairman of Fortescue Metals Group Andrew Forrest today said that the proposed government inquiry into the iron ore export market is essential to ensure that all Australians are fully aware of why the price of iron ore collapsed.
22 Apr 2015
Fortescue has commenced a Secured Note offering in the United States, capitalising on strong interest from debt capital markets and its solid fourth quarter production report.
16 Apr 2015
A determined, young Aboriginal woman is one step closer to realising her dream of becoming a senior executive with S&P/ASX 50 listed Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) having won an opportunity to shadow Chief Executive Officer Nev Power, as part of GenerationOne’s CEO for a Day campaign.
9 Apr 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) today welcomed the opportunity to appear before the Senate Economics References Committee’s inquiry into corporate tax avoidance and minimisation.
27 Mar 2015
Local community organisations involved in programs, activities and events within the council boundaries of the Town of Port Hedland, the Shire of East Pilbara and the Tom Price area are encouraged to apply for funding of up to $5,000 through the Fortescue Community Support program.
27 Mar 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) will return to the prestigious Boao Forum for Asia this week as a Diamond Sponsor for the seventh consecutive year.
18 Mar 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG, Fortescue) has donated a four wheel drive ambulance to organisers of the Gibb Challenge annual charity bike ride to support fundraising for the Kyle Andrews Foundation and other local charities close to riders’ hearts.
18 Mar 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG, Fortescue) has teamed up with South Hedland based Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (Wirraka Maya) in the fight to improve the health of local Aboriginal people.
9 Mar 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG, Fortescue) Chief Executive Officer Nev Power has called on Australian business leaders to act and play a leading role in ending the pattern of Indigenous disparity in Australia.
5 Mar 2015
Fortescue’s Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) has celebrated its first graduation for 2015 with nine graduates bound for work at the company’s Christmas Creek mine as trainee operators.
19 Feb 2015
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10 Feb 2015
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) will today celebrate the award of three secondary scholarships and four tertiary scholarships to Aboriginal students as part of the Company’s FIVE STAR sustainable employment program.