We provide support and opportunities for local communities throughout the Pilbara region
We believe in being here for local communities.
We don’t believe in winning at all costs – we believe in win-win thinking, so that everyone can benefit from our presence in the Pilbara. We support local communities in a number of areas, including education & youth support, health, economic development, environment, arts & culture, social welfare & aid and emergency relief.
Atlas Helping Hands
Twice a year we provide grants through our Atlas Helping Hands grants program. This program provides essential financial boosts and support to small and community-based non-profit organisations, who operate where we do in the Pilbara, at the grassroots level.
Click here to find out more on one of latest Helping Hands grants recipients.
Philanthropic grants program
Our Philanthropic grants program provides grants to organisations that Atlas employees are affiliated with or volunteer with. This is just one of the meaningful ways that we encourage medium to long term philanthropic partnerships and support our employees who are actively giving back to the community.
The Vinnies CEO Sleepout raises funds and awareness for those experiencing homelessness in Australia. In 2020 our CEO Sanjiv Manchanda was the leading fundraiser within Western Australia and the second-highest fundraiser in Australia, thanks to many personal donations and support from the Atlas team.
May 21, 2022
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.Read more
Group Executive News
May 18, 2022
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."Read more