South32’s Q2 manganese ore output down 71% y-o-y in South Africa

Manganese ore production at South32’s South Africa Manganese assets fell to 177,000 tonnes in its December quarter, down 71% year-on-year.

The Australian company’s financial year begins in July, and its second quarter runs between October and December.

The slump came after the miner suspended operations at its Wessels and Mamatwan mines in November 2015 as part of...


Charlotte Radford

January 21, 2016

15:01 GMT