Ferrous Metals

Flagship R10.7bn manganese project in disarray

ArcelorMittal may escalate legal action as it suspects corporate governance failures at Kalagadi Manganese, the flagship venture of South Africa’s beneficiation strategy.

Sishen: the full summary

The complete abridged ruling by Judge Raymond Zondo in the North Gauteng High Court case on the disputed mineral right in Sishen Iron Ore, delivered on December 15.

Kumba, Arcelor set for Monday pow-wow

Kumba Iron Ore and ArcelorMittal SA will convene an emergency meeting to help save the country's steel production after government's trade and industry minister Rob Davies stepped into the fray.

IDC capture of Scaw heralds state steelmaker

The South African government buys Scaw from Anglo and says the firm will compete for state-backed infrastructure business and help further its beneficiation strategies.

Iron ore rail line expansion ‘on track’

Transnet is on track to expand its iron ore and manganese rail line to an annual capacity of 60 million tonnes by 2012/13, says its CEO.

Merafe tipped to thrive as SA chrome supply withers

MERAFE Resources shares firmed slightly to around 90 cents on the JSE today after the release of interim results showing the ferrochrome producer had...

Kumba bullish as volumes, prices soar

Kumba Iron Ore, controlled by Anglo American, said first half headline earnings would be higher year-on-year as volumes and prices for its iron ore soared.

Assore resilient, but acknowledges US trade war hit chrome exports

ASSORE, the miner and marketer of metals used in steelmaking, emerged unscathed by the US/China trade wars in its year to June. But in the...

SA govt says Kumba, Amsa will settle

Kumba Iron Ore and ArcelorMittal SA "committed themselves" to finding a settlement, says a spokesman for South Africa's trade and industry department.