According to Atlas Iron's operational results for April - June quarter 2011, the company had record ore shipping of 1.467 million tonnes. Atlas Iron targets to continue to ship approximately 1.5 million tonnes during July - September quarter and 6 million tonnes per annum. Furthermore, the company continues to pursue the development of its North Pilbara and South East Pilbara assets, targeting exports at a rate of 12Mtpa by the end of 2012.|
Atlas Iron has been expanding through M&A, and it has announced a proposed off-market takeover of FerrAus. Iron ore is exported from Utah Point port in Port Hedland, Western Australia.