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 Hancock Prospecting.


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

Hancock Prospecting named presenting partner of News Corp’s 2024 Bush Summit

Gina Rinehart said Australians are “truly fortunate to be able to enjoy the high quality of the agricultural products our farmers work so hard to produce.”

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Artistic Swimming squad selected for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Our Artistic Swimmers are on deck and ready to make us proud at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

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Hancock exec says Cook’s California dream may mean higher emissions

The head of projects at Hancock Prospecting says a plan to make Western Australia the "California of Australia" was riddled with regulatory shortcomings that will hold back the transition to green steel. Sanjiv Manchanda, one of the most senior executives inside Gina Rinehart’s private mining group, said WA Premier Roger Cook’s magnetite gamble was attractive to Hancock but needed fiscal and legislative support to be realised.

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Group Executive News


Australia’s most successful swim team has closed out the world championships in Fukuoka, Japan, in style to finish top of the medals table with a record haul that may never be beaten. After eight days of intense competition, the Dolphins proved themselves to be the best swim team on the planet – collecting 13 gold, seven silver and five bronze medals for a staggering total of 25As far as Australia’s head coach Rohan Taylor was concerned, the Aussies were the best.

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“We (Australia) have always looked at, and I was brought up by the Don Talbot era, that gold medals were the most important. So from our perspective , we were the best performed team on the gold medal count. “And when you look at the website and you look at the medal tally, we sit on top of that. That is how I feel. But I’m not taking anything away from the US and they won the award based on the criteria that was there.”

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Farmers are worried they could go bankrupt or be sent to jail for falling foul of contentious new Aboriginal cultural heritage laws, a fiery South West community forum has heard. Another issue that emerged as a flashpoint for Waroona landholders at the packed-out Monday town hall meeting is the high cost of commissioning surveys and a 20-fold increase in the maximum penalty for breaking the rules — as well as the additional prospect of jail. “What I would like to know is why our property rights are being eroded? And I would like to know why, if this is so important to the country or the State, the State Government is not paying?”

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Veterans 4 jobs

“Hancock Prospecting is built on good Australian values where loyalty and performance are rewarded. Our vision is to create pathways to business and employment opportunity for veterans and ex military across Hancock Prospecting, That the veterans feel valued and preferentially treated when they approach us and that we create a real sense of recognition of military service to the country for which they served which for the majority will be Australia.”

Hancock Prospecting Executive Chairperson,
Gina Rinehart AO

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Building an exceptional future

We are committed to developing opportunities for women across our operation. Join us to continue building an exceptional future for our great nation, and to set yourself up now and into the future.

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Future Australian Jobs

We have varied and exciting career opportunities across our mining and agricultural businesses. To join Australia’s most successful private company, head to www.futureaustralianjobs.com for more information.

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