Our Responsibility

We approach Pilbara mining with a view for the future.

Western Australia’s Pilbara region is an extraordinary place, and we keep it that way. We’re proud of our standing as an ethical company, and the decisions we make at Atlas, take into consideration the value of the social and natural environment in which we operate.

WE CARE FOR OUR PEOPLE

Our first priority is to provide a safe working environment for our team because every employee and contractor has the right to arrive home safe and well. The areas of health, safety and wellbeing are of key importance for us at Atlas and maintained through robust processes and innovation.
SAFETY & WELLBEING

WE RESPECT TRADITIONAL OWNERS & HERITAGE

Atlas is proud of its relationships with Aboriginal and local stakeholders in the Pilbara region. It is our goal to provide positive cultural and environmental outcomes, and we have a number of Native Title Agreements that enable ongoing development in the Pilbara.
TRADITIONAL OWNERS & HERITAGE

WE’RE ACTIVE IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

In addition to working closely with Traditional Owners, Atlas supports the local community in a number of diverse areas. This includes education & young people, health, economic development, environment, arts & culture, social welfare & aid and emergency relief.
COMMUNITY CARE

WE VALUE THE ENVIRONMENT

We go above and beyond when it comes to environmental compliance. Our high standards are developed to provide transparency, honesty and innovative thinking when it comes to environmental matters. It’s this thinking that earned us an Association of Mining and Exploration Companies Environmental Award.
PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

Latest News

May 21, 2022

Long-awaited 2021 Prospect Awards return

The 2021 Australian Mining Prospect Awards were finally held in Brisbane following COVID-related delays. Roy Hill’s iron ore mine in the Pilbara has taken home Australian Mine of the Year at the 2021 Prospect Awards. The Hard Rock Mine of the Year also went to Roy Hill’s iron ore operation, while Hancock Prospecting executive chair Gina Rinehart was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. “Secondly, a huge congratulations to the other finalists iCutter Industries and Atlas Iron. This really is an award where everyone wins as this work is so important to not only the business and First Nation’s businesses but it’s creating a better Australia for everyone.

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Group Executive News

May 18, 2022

Australian Mining Prospect Awards | Lifetime Achievement Award | Mrs Gina Rinehart AO

Hancock Prospecting's executive chairman, the Hon Dr Gina Rinehart AO, was announced as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2021 Prospect Awards. The Lifetime Achievement award recognises an individual who has contributed to the mining industry through their entire career. It is the most prestigious individual recognition award within the Prospect Awards and is determined through recommendations made by the judging panel. "On accepting this award I'd like to pay tribute to everyone in our industry. We are at our core nationbuilding, mining is the backbone of Australia," Rinehart said. "When mining does well, so does Australia." Hancock's majority-owned Roy Hill was also recognised on the night, winning Australian Mine of the Year and Hard Rock Mine of the Year. "Let's celebrate that mining contributes more to our nation than any other industry."

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