Soaring manganese ore prices prompt iron ore producer Atlas to diversify

Atlas Iron is moving into the export market for manganese ore as prices continue to rally, the company said.

The Australian iron ore producer will purchase and export up to 100,000 tonnes of manganese lump over a four-month period High-grade manganese ore prices have gained 24% since the start of 2018 on soaring demand from China. Metal Bulletin’s 44% manganese ore index, cif Tianjin rose 14.5% in a week...


Janie Davies

March 14, 2018

09:52 GMT