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.
18 Apr 2019
Fortescue Metals Group latest CEO for the Day, Rebecca Councillor, joined Fortescue’s Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Gaines and other members of the leadership team for the release of the Company’s March FY19 quarterly production report.
11 Apr 2019
Fortescue Metals Group has celebrated the graduation of 12 Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) students from South Hedland and Roebourne.
5 Apr 2019
It has come to our attention that the name, image and misinformation about the personal life of our Chairman Andrew Forrest have been used to entice people into paying money to scammers.
1 Apr 2019
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a Major Component Overhaul and Replacement Services (MCORS) contract to three Port Hedland based contractors, resulting in 17 full time, local jobs and positive outcomes for supply chain and infrastructure investment in the Pilbara.
28 Mar 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is proud to attend the prestigious Boao Forum for Asia (Boao) as a Diamond partner for the eleventh consecutive year. The 2019 theme for the Forum of ‘Shared Future, Concerted Action, Common Development’, provides a unique opportunity to discuss issues relevant to the region and the world.
27 Mar 2019
Fortescue Metals Group today provides an update on the impact of Cyclone Veronica on its Pilbara iron ore operations.
21 Mar 2019
Fortescue Metals Group today announced the establishment of a research and development centre based in Karratha, Western Australia to explore opportunities for the application of autonomous mobility technology in an urban environment.
18 Mar 2019
Fortescue's Chris Mayfield, OAM has been recognised as the winner of ‘Outstanding Contribution by an Individual to Veterans’ Employment’ at Australia’s Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards.
15 Mar 2019
Fortescue Metals Group Group Manager Strategy, John Paul Olivier was recognised at the prestigious WA Business News 40under40 awards.
13 Mar 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is pleased to announce the completion of its 2018/19 Vacation Program. A total of 38 students were enrolled in the program.
8 Mar 2019
Fortescue Metals Group is proud to support International Women’s Day reflecting the Company’s commitment to ensuring as many women as possible have an opportunity to participate and make a strong contribution to Australian mining.