Fortescue Metals Group has marked a significant milestone for its Pilbara operations, exporting over 1.5 billion tonnes of iron ore since it was first
Fortescue Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Gaines said “Since our first shipment in 2008, Fortescue has now exported over 1.5 billion tonnes to our customers in China and other markets. We are proud of our significant contribution to the Western Australian and national economies through jobs, investment and the flow of taxes and royalties.
Fortescue’s first shipmentof iron ore departed Port Hedland in 2008 for Shanghai Baosteel’s Majishan Port. Since the first shipment over 46,680 trains have been unloaded at Port Hedland & over 8,110 ships have left Fortescue’s Herb Elliott Port.
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