Hancock Prospecting

Established in WA: 1955
28-42 Ventnor Avenue, WEST PERTH, 6005
08 9429 8222
Hancock Prospecting is an Australian company led by Gina Rinehart that has a long association with the Pilbara and the iron ore sector. It is the majority owner of the Roy Hill iron ore mine, which is ramping-up production in 2016, its Hope Downs joint venture with Rio Tinto is developing its fourth mine, and the agricultural business has 7 cattle stations plus farms and an interest in Bannister Downs Dairy. Since the discovery of iron ore by the company’s founder Lang Hancock in 1952, a progression of 10 world class iron ore mines (the first Tom Price in 1966) have been developed from original Hancock discoveries.
Bio last updated 09 May 2016

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Year established in WA

18th-Piacentini & Son1944
21st-Hancock Prospecting1955
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