Atlas is an Australian owned iron ore company, mining and exporting direct shipping ore from its operations in WA’s Pilbara region.


We have an agile and responsive operating model, focused on smaller deposits that allow us to drive mutual benefits for communities and stakeholders.


Between our Mt Webber Operations, Sanjiv Ridge and Miralga Creek Projects, as well as our active exploration projects, we’re expanding into exciting new areas for the future.

Life at Atlas Iron

Atlas people have an indomitable spirit. We are resilient, determined, courageous and passionate.

We work as an integrated, agile and close-knit team that is focused on excellence in everything we do across our multiple operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Our team consists of people from a diverse range of professional and technical backgrounds.

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Our Company

Atlas explores, develops and exports quality Pilbara iron ore like no one else.

We are proud of our operating model, which allowing us to be agile and dynamic. Working in a seamless and integrated way with our operating partners, our niche expertise creates sustainable value for our customers and communities through working with smaller deposits. We are currently a 9 Mtpa operation and in the process of expanding into new areas as a proud part of the Hancock Prospecting Group.


Our Responsibility

Our social, safety and environmental responsibilities guide our choices and action at Atlas.

We approach mining with a view for the future. Western Australia’s Pilbara region is an extraordinary place, and we want to help keep it that way. We’re proud of our standing as an ethical company, and every decision and action we make at Atlas takes into consideration the value of the social and natural environment in which we operate.

Latest News

Roy Hill and Atlas Iron long serving staff recognition: Dinner under Stars

Speech by Executive Chairman Mrs. Gina Rinehart, Thursday 2 December 2021.

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MinRes, Hancock strike infrastructure deal

MINERAL Resources has locked in port and rail agreement with Hancock Prospecting, ensuring it can export iron ore from its assets in Western Australia’s Pilbara that were once considered stranded. MinRes and Hancock announced the agreement on November 29, which will involve the development of an iron ore export hub at the Port Hedland Standley Point Berth 3, in South West Creek. "Our long-stated strategy is to transform from short-life, high-cost mines to lower-cost, longer-life operations underpinned by innovative infrastructure solutions."

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MinRes and Hancock team up in the Pilbara

While co-operation among Pilbara iron ore miners is rare, MinRes has an existing relationship with Hancock via its mining services division. "We look forward to working with Hancock, Roy Hill, PPA and the state government to progress this project which would help unlock stranded assets in the Pilbara and would create thousands of jobs for West Australians for years to come," Ellison said.

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Group Executive News

Infrastructure Deal Could Help Mineral Resources Develop Marillana

Mineral Resources' infrastructure agreement with Roy Hill and Hancock Prospecting could enable the ASX-listed miner to develop stranded iron-ore resources such as its Marillana project, Macquarie says. "A development of Marillana and the infrastructure agreement presents upside risk to our base-case earnings and valuation for MIN," says Macquarie, which doesn't factor that project into its base case for Mineral Resources at present

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Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN) enters agreement with Hancock and Roy Hill

Mineral Resources (MIN) has entered into a rail and port agreement with Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill.“Our long-stated strategy is to transition from short-life, high-cost mines to lower-cost, longlife operations underpinned by innovative infrastructure solutions. Developing our stranded assets will provide additional growth for MIN’s unique mining services build-own-operate model.”

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Rinehart and Ellison join forces to create new iron ore export hub

Hancock Prospecting outlined its plans for a number of new iron ore developments both at its own 1Bt-plus Mulga Downs deposit and through subsidiary Atlas Iron in its annual report on Friday, in which Rinehart’s company posted an eye-watering $7.3 billion profit for FY2021. MinRes, Hancock and Roy Hill have entered an agreement to jointly investigate the development of a facility at the Stanley Point Berth 3, in which Roy Hill would develop and operate the project including a rail haulage and port services. MinRes boss Chris Ellison said the deal will unlock stranded assets in the Pilbara as the company seeks to transition from higher cost production to low cost, long life assets.

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