|Fortescue Metals Group Ltd has a 'primary objective of discovering and developing iron ore deposits in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Fortescue will establish large scale mining operations in conjunction with an open access port and rail network crucial for the delivery of iron ore to the markets of the world.' (Fortescue Metals Group Ltd Website, March 2007)|
Fortescue is a party to the Regional Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Employment in Port Hedland. It is also a signatory to the FMG Pilbara Pty Ltd & Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (National Native Title Tribunal File No. WI2010/005) under the name of 'FMG Pilbara Pty Ltd'.