Fortescue Metals Group Ltd is an Australian iron ore company that was founded in 2003 by Andrew Forrest. The company is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia and is one of the largest iron ore producers in the world. Fortescue operates in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and has four main iron ore mines: Cloudbreak, Christmas Creek, Solomon, and Chichester Hub. The company also has a port facility at Port Hedland, which is used to export its iron ore to customers around the world. In addition to iron ore, Fortescue also produces copper and gold. The company is committed to sustainable mining practices and has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce its environmental impact.