Ferrous Metals

South32 to lift SA manganese output, but the pall of Transnet...

SOUTH32 increased production guidance for manganese ore from its South African joint venture about 10% to 2.2 million tons (Mt) for its 2021 financial...

Kumba Iron Ore positioned for highest output in three years …...

KUMBA Iron Ore was on track to produce the most iron ore in three years following first quarter data published on Thursday. According to a...

Strike ended after five days at Bushveld Minerals’ North West Vametco...

A STRIKE at the Vametco premises of South African vanadium producer, Bushveld Minerals, had been bought to an end, the company said in an...

Ntsimbintle Holdings says swoop on Jupiter Mines stake a step in...

THE consolidation of South Africa’s manganese industry "still made sense", said Justin Pitt, MD of Safika Holdings, a black-controlled shareholder in Ntsimbintle Holdings. In 2019,...

Workers call strike at Bushveld Minerals’ Vametco over employee benefits deal

WORKERS at Bushveld Minerals' Vametco vanadium-producing facility in South Africa's North West province downed tools on Friday in protest against the terms of an...

Kumba Iron Ore may retrench up to 653 people as its...

KUMBA Iron Ore has issued notices of potential retrenchment to 1,620 employees only weeks after reporting record earnings, said BusinessLive. The Anglo American-controlled group, reported earnings...

Ferrochrome exports in trouble as Transnet utilisation rate falls to 40%,...

MERAFE Resources and Glencore had encountered "huge problems" exporting ferrochrome from South Africa with utilisation rates on the rail and ports facilities managed by...

Anglo aims at further 10 year life extension of SA iron...

ANGLO American intended to extend its mining operations held in Kumba Iron Ore by a further ten years to bring it in line with...

Kumba approves R3.6bn life extension project pushing Sishen production out to...

KUMBA Iron Ore today said it had approved the R3.6bn extension of its flagship Sishen mine in South Africa's Northern Cape province. The company, which...

Bushveld targets reliability in 2021 following decision to shut plant for...

BUSHVELD Minerals would prioritise operational reliability in 2021 after its vanadium operations suffered a shutdown in the fourth quarter. "The biggest key phrase for us...