Overview

Fortescue Metals Group Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 35 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Iron Ore Mining in Australia industry.

In 2016 the company generated total revenue of $9,804,524,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2016 Fortescue Metals Group Limited had 3890 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Fortescue Metals Group Limited is Mr Neville Power whose official title is Chief Executive Officer. The Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group Limited is Mr Andrew Forrest whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Fortescue Metals Group Limited operates solely in one segment, which is mining and exploration of iron ore from its mine sites located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The group has four mines within two operating hubs. The Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek mines make up the Chichester Hub and the Kings Valley and Firetail mines make up the Solomon Hub.  In the 2014 financial year the group shipped a record 124.2 million tonnes of iron ore. The company has also developed and operates rail and port infrastructure including the Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland and over 600 km of rail network to support its mining operations. 

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