5 Sep 2019
The Pilbara’s youngest up and coming hockey stars had the opportunity to compete in a series of interschool hockey carnivals across the region, hosted by Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) and Hockey Australia.
4 Sep 2019
Pilbara-based community organisations can apply for funding of up to $5,000 under the latest round of Fortescue Metals Group’s community grants program.
26 Aug 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is pleased to release its FY19 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, detailing the Company’s progress against its three core pillars of setting high standards, safeguarding the environment and creating positive social change.
21 Aug 2019
Over 100 Fortescue Metals Group team and family members have once again rolled up their sleeves alongside community members, as part of the Roebourne Working Bee.
20 Aug 2019
Fortescue Metals Group today announced it will sign the ParityPledge reflecting the Company’s commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce.
16 Aug 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is pleased to welcome the second intake of team members from the Company’s School Leaver Shunting Trainee program to its Rail Operations team in Port Hedland.
7 Aug 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is pleased to extend its support for Big hART, with a new three-year partnership to support the delivery of youth workshops to young people living in Roebourne.
2 Aug 2019
Fortescue Metals Group has been recognised for its industry leading Aboriginal training and employment initiative and innovative recruitment of former Defence Force personnel at the Australian Resources and Energy Group 2019 Industry Awards.
29 Jul 2019
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) welcomed a group of post-graduate university students from Western Australian and Chinese universities to its operations as part of the Company’s annual China-Australia University tour.
25 Jul 2019
Fortescue Metals Group’s CEO for a Day program continues to empower and inspire emerging Aboriginal leaders within the Company, by providing the opportunity to experience how the business operates at the highest levels.
19 Jul 2019
Fortescue Metals Group recently celebrated the graduation of 24 Vocational Training and Employment Centre students from Karratha/Roebourne and South Hedland.
5 Jul 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is pleased to announce that contracts to the value of A$330 million to date have been awarded to more than 250 Australian business entities as part of the Eliwana Mine and Rail development, of which 80 per cent are Western Australian owned businesses. As further approvals are progressed, it is expected over A$500million in additional contracts will be awarded by the end of 2019.
27 Jun 2019
Fortescue has celebrated the completion of its fleet of tugs and towage infrastructure at the Company’s Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland. Founder and Chairman, Andrew Forrest AO, together with Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Gaines and the Core Leadership Team, were joined by Town of Port Hedland Mayor, Camilo Blanco and members of the Port Hedland community to celebrate the milestone ahead of tug operations commencing in July.
25 Jun 2019
Billion Opportunities program awards A$2.3 billion in contracts to Aboriginal businesses and joint ventures since 2011 Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) has announced the award of two contracts to the value of A$179 million to Yindjibarndi businesses through the Company’s Billion Opportunities program. This represents the largest contracts awarded to 100 per cent owned Aboriginal businesses in Fortescue’s history.
10 Jun 2019
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) is proud to become a major sponsor of the Girls Academy, Australia’s leading in-school mentoring program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls. Fortescue’s sponsorship will support the Girls Academy in Perth, Roebourne and Karratha, with a view to supporting the program’s expansion into Port Hedland in the future.
5 Jun 2019
Fortescue Metals Group has launched an In Home Childcare program in Port Hedland to help families balance work and caring responsibilities.
30 May 2019
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) is pleased to announce the launch of its Recruitment Trailer. The trailer aims to help close the gap in employment outcomes between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians by providing better access to job opportunities and training in remote communities.
23 May 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is pleased to announce the introduction of its Undergraduate Program. The Undergraduate Program is an extension of Fortescue’s Vacation Program, providing ongoing project work to students who are completing their university degrees. The unique nature of the program allows students to gain real world experience and to ensure a seamless transition into full-time work while they complete their studies.
14 May 2019
Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) is supporting the Youth Involvement Council’s (YIC) Mindfulness and Meditation for Youth Program in the Pilbara which is designed to empower 5-10 year old children with the skills to regulate their emotions and reduce stress and anxiety.
8 May 2019
Fortescue Metals Group has completed another significant step to becoming the first iron ore operation in the world to have a fully autonomous haulage fleet with the first Cat 789D model trucks fitted with Autonomous Haulage Technology (AHS) now in operation at Cloudbreak.