Pioneer of the
Australian Iron Ore


One of Australia’s most successful, privately-owned companies that has a long and important association with the Pilbara, West Australia and the iron ore and agriculture sectors. The Group continues to diversify into key industries to support the company’s future.

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National Mining and Related Industries Day 2021

A day to celebrate the significance of our mining and related industries, and for Australians and our governments to better understand the industry and the positive impact these industries have for our country – indeed our industries importance to our living standards and Australia’s Future. Contact details to join the National Mining and Related Industries Day event.

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Team Australia athletes outstanding results

Daily photo outcomes from events.

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Win would put spikers in the box seat

"This is the part that we absolutely love, now it's all knockout from here. We love these moments as a team. We just relish them so much."

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Sky News Live | The Outsiders

Rowan Dean Commentary courtesy of Sky News.

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Australian Olympic Medal Tally | 1956 to current

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In a sensational day in Tokyo, swimming queen Emma McKeon etched her name in the history books after two gold medals took her haul from one Games to seven.

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Major Highlights

When Mining does well, Australia does well.

Hancock Prospecting Group companies, Roy Hill and Atlas Iron, joined together to promote all that our industry does for our country. Video preview at post.

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Another honour for Mrs Gina Rinehart, Executive Chairman, HPPL, Roy Hill, S.Kidman & Co

“Gina Rinehart is a great advocate for the Australian mining industry, and a very worthy inductee to the Australian Prospectors & Miners Hall of Fame for 2020.” This recognition follows Mrs Rinehart’s receipt of the GJ Stokes Memorial Award at Diggers and Dealers in October, the second only person and first female to win the trifecta of awards at diggers and dealers.

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We support WA Jobs for recovery.

The Hancock Prospecting Group, in the lead up to National Mining and Related Industries Day and National Agriculture and Related Industries Day, has been actively promoting the important role of primary industries in our great State and Country.

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Minerals are not like crops of wheat or wool that grow every year. You have got to find more each year and more each decade if Australia’s standards of living are to continue.
Hancock Prospecting Founder