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Fortescue

 

a river in Western Australia. The Fortescue rises on the eastern slopes of the Hamersley Range and empties into the Indian Ocean. It is 670 km long and drains an area of 55,000 sq km. The mean flow rate is approximately 25 cu m per sec. The river flows only after the summer rains in December and January; it dries up in other seasons.

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The businessman built his fortune in mining after founding Anaconda Nickel, now known as Minara Resources, in 1994, before founding Fortescue Metals Group in 2003, the world's fourth largest and Australia's third largest iron ore miner behind BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.
Martin Fraenkel, president of S&P Global Platts, said, 'Under the leadership of CEO Nev Power, Fortescue Metals Group has rapidly risen to become the fourth largest iron ore producer in the world in little over a decade.
Fortescue, one of the world's big four iron ore exporters along with Australia's BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, and Brazil's Vale, made a profit of $316 million for the 12 months to June 30, down from $2.
DBP Development Group (DDG), wholly-owned by DUET Group, and joint venture partner TEC Pilbara, a 100%-owned subsidiary of TransAlta, announced completion of the Fortescue River Gas Pipeline (FRGP).
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