FMG Rail Operations

Lucy Nash chats to Fortescue's Head of Rail, John Dorotich about the creation of the railway line, current operations and plans for future growth.

He shares the length of the rail line and shares that the trains pull the heaviest loads in the world. John shares the kind of staff who are employed in the Rail industry at Fortescue.

SkillsOne recently visited tradies who work in the mining industry in the Pilbarra, in Western Australia, run by the Fortescue Metals Group.

Fortescue focusses on iron ore.

Fortescue's port, rail and mine project commenced construction in February 2006 with the turning of the first sod at the Company's port site at Anderson Point in Port Hedland. Just two years later, the open-access rail infrastructure is complete, the Fortescue Herb Elliott Port is operational and the mining operations at the Company's first minesite, known as Cloudbreak, are well underway.

VJ Lucy Nash