FMG FOOS celebration

BARELY a fortnight ago Fortescue Metals Group celebrated its 1 billionth tonne of iron ore. Yesterday it marked the 10 years since first ore on ship milestone.

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Andrew Forrest on the first train loaded with FMG iron ore.

The story actually goes back 15 years to 2003 when Andrew Forrest, battered by being forced out of Anaconda Nickel, sat down at his kitchen table and started to outline plans for what would ultimately