South Africa Manganese

Our South Africa Manganese operation can be found in the manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, which is home to 80 per cent of the world's manganese ore body. This manganese business is made up of two manganese mines and an alloy smelter.

South32 looks north as SA coal, manganese …

SOUTH32 achieved record production at its alumina, zinc and manganese mines for its 2016 financial year which was also notable for output declines at all but one of its Southern Africa operations.

South32 extends S Africa mine closure - …

South32's manganese mines in South Africa are unlikely to restart operations until January, when a major review is expected to be completed. South32 suspended production at its Samancor Manganese joint venture mines, of which it owns a 60 per cent stake, on November 2 following a death at the Mamatwan mine.

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03.08.2018· ... officially launched a sustainable mine closure ... South32 prepares to spin off South African coal ... its South African manganese ...

Bootu Creek Manganese to close - Australian …

Earlier in the week the BHP spinoff company South32 announced plans to lay off more than 400 workers from manganese operations in South Africa. Prices for manganese, a key steel-making ingredient, have continued to slump since the announcement of plans for the South32 demerger in August 2014.

South32 to cut more than 400 jobs at South …

07.12.2015· South32, which was spun off from BHP Billiton in May, said its review of its South African manganese operations would be completed by December and said its mines were unlikely to restart until January.

South32 says Samancor's South African manganese mines …

Samancor Manganese is the world's largest producer of manganese with operations in South Africa and Australia. Its Australian operations include GEMCO, an open-cut manganese mine in the Northern Territory, ranked as the largest and one of the world's lowest cost manganese ore producers, and TEMCO, a manganese alloy plant in …

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Hillside aluminium smelter in South Africa at Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal; Mozal aluminium smelter (47.1%) in Mozambique; Energy Coal includes 4 coal mines and associated processing near the towns of eMalahleni and Middelburg in Mpumalanga in South Africa. The Wessels underground and Mamatwan opencut manganese mines at …

South32 announces job cuts, to run manganese …

About 620 employees would be made redundant at the South African manganese assets. Output from the Wessels and Mamatwan mines, in the Northern Cape, were expected to be reduced by 36% and 18% respectively, to 740 000 t/y and 2.2-million tonnes a year.

South32 restarts South African manganese …

As part of the outcome of the strategic review, South32 announced Thursday that the Hotazel mines will ramp up the saleable ore production rate to around 2.9 million mt/year over fiscal 2015-2016 and fiscal 2016-2017, subject to market conditions.

South32 to cut more than 400 jobs at South …

South32, which was spun off from BHP Billiton in May, said its review of its South African manganese operations would be completed by December and said its mines were unlikely to restart until January.

manganese mining in south africa - …

South32 extends South Africa mine closure Australian Associated Press (AAP) | Nov. 17, 2015, 8:05 PM | | South32's manganese mines in South Africa are unlikely to restart operations until January, when a major review is expected to be completed. [More].

South32 says output on track | IOL Business …

The JSE-listed South32 said South Africa energy coal saleable production decreased by 1.6 million tons (9 percent) to 14.8 million tons. It attributed the decrease to the closure of the North Plant at the Wolvekrans-Middelburg Complex, scheduled maintenance and the repositioning of draglines.