Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue) is an iron ore producer and explorer. Fortescue is engaged in mining of iron ore from its Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek mine sites, the operation of an integrated mine, rail and port supply chain and the expansion of iron ore operations. Fortescue also engaged in an exploration and metallurgical program which is progressively developing tenement areas outside of the current mine sites. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, the Company�s ore mined were 64.6 millions of tons, Overburden removed were 276.8 millions of tons, ore processed were 56.9 millions of tons and Ore shipped including third party were 57.5 millions of tons. The Company�s subsidiaries include FMG Pilbara Pty Limited, Chichester Metals Pty Limited, FMG Resources (August 2006) Pty Limited, FMG Resources Pty Limited, International Bulk Ports Pty Limited, The Pilbara Infrastructure Pty Limited and FMG Solomon Pty Limited, among others.